About SGD

The Saccharomyces Genome Database (SGD) provides comprehensive integrated biological information for the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae along with search and analysis tools to explore these data, enabling the discovery of functional relationships between sequence and gene products in fungi and higher organisms.


South Eastern Regional Yeast Meeting (SERYM)
March 09 to March 11, 2018 -

Rhodes College, Memphis TN

Fungal Pathogen Genomics
May 13 to May 18, 2018 -

Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

Non-conventional Yeasts: from Basic Research to Application
May 15 to May 18, 2018 -

Rzeszow University, Rzeszow, Poland

RCN-UBE: Yeast ORFan Gene Project - 2018 Summer Workshop
June 11 to June 15, 2018 -

Rhodes College, Memphis, TN

Yeast Chromosome Biology and Cell Cycle
July 15 to July 20, 2018 -

Steamboat Grand, Steamboat Springs, CO

5th International Synthetic & Systems Biology Summer School (SSBSS 2018)
July 25 to July 29, 2018 -

Certosa di Pontignano (Siena) Tuscany, Italy

Yeast Genetics Meeting
August 22 to August 26, 2018 -

Stanford University, Stanford, California

13th International Meeting on Yeast Ageing and Apoptosis
August 26 to August 30, 2018 -

Leuven, Belgium

13th Edition of the International Levures, Modèles et Outils Conference
September 11 to September 14, 2018 -

Musikinsel, Rheinau, Switzerland

International Specialized Symposium on Yeasts, "Yeast Odyssey: from nature to industry"
October 01 to October 04, 2018 -

Bariloche, Patagonia, Argentina

New & Noteworthy

Don’t Ignore the Scullery Maid, Hobbits, or Pol III - February 13, 2018

In the Disney story, Cinderella is ignored as the scullery maid. Most of the attention falls on her step-sisters. This is, of course, a mistake. The best person by far is Cinderella and she should not be ignored because of her position in life. The RNA polymerases in a eukaryotic cell are similar except that […]

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Strung Out Chromosomes and Coyotes - January 29, 2018

As Wile E. Coyote knows, when setting a bear trap, you need to make sure the tension is just right. As you can see in this video, if there isn’t enough, then the Road Runner gets away: And of course, Wile E. ends up getting caught in the trap! Like our super-genius coyote friend, Saccharomyces […]

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Exploding Yeast to Protect the Wild - January 22, 2018

In the first Kingsman movie, Samuel L. Jackson plants little bombs into the necks of people who will follow him to his “ark”. If they disobey him, Jackson can simply blow up their heads. In an amazing scene from the movie, our heroes get a hold of the “detonator” and blow up the heads of […]

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Moonlighting Proteins Do Double Duty - January 11, 2018

While most people only know her as the friendly waitress at the local diner, it is by night that Louise gets to live her passion. At night, she is a mime. If she loses her voice, Louise will struggle as a waitress but do fine as a mime. It is a different story when she […]

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Happy Holidays from SGD! - December 22, 2017

We want to take this opportunity to wish you and your family, friends and lab mates the best during the upcoming holidays. Stanford University will be closed for two weeks from December 23rd through January 7th. Regular operations will resume on Monday, January 8, 2018. Although SGD staff members will be taking time off, please […]

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