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.

Meetings

6th International Synthetic & Systems Biology Summer School - SSBSS 2019
July 22 to July 26, 2019 -

Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy

CSHL Yeast Genetics & Genomics course
July 23 to August 12, 2019 -

Cold Spring Harbor, NY

29th International Conference on Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology (ICYGMB)
August 18 to August 22, 2019 -

Gothenburg, Sweden

37th Small Meeting on Yeast Transport and Energetics (SMYTE)
September 11 to September 15, 2019 -

Nove Hrady, Czechia

35th International Specialised Symposium on Yeasts (ISSY)
October 21 to October 25, 2019 -

Antalya, Turkey

Yeast Research: Origins, Insights, Breakthroughs
October 23 to October 26, 2019 -

Cold Spring Harbor, NY

The Allied Genetics Conference - TAGC 2020
April 22 to April 26, 2020 -

Metro Washington, DC

31st Fungal Genetics Conference
March 09 to March 14, 2021 - Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA

New & Noteworthy

Sequence Variant Tracks Added to JBrowse - June 12, 2019

We are excited to announce that 50 new “Variants” data tracks are now available for use in our genome browsing tool JBrowse. Utilizing whole-genome sequencing data published by Song et al. (2015), these data tracks visualize how the sequences of 25 S. cerevisiae strains differ from that of the reference genome strain, S288C. Two data […]

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SGD Newsletter, Spring 2019 - June 03, 2019

About this newsletter: This is the Spring 2019 issue of the SGD newsletter. The goal of this newsletter is to inform our users about new features in SGD and to foster communication within the yeast community. Contents: 25th Anniversary of the SGD Website JBrowse: S288C Transcriptome and New Data Tracks Proteome-wide Abundance Data Alliance of […]

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Explore the S288C Transcriptome in JBrowse - April 25, 2019

We have recently equipped our genome browsing tool JBrowse with 9 new Transcriptome data tracks, making JBrowse an even more powerful way to explore the vast heterogeneity of the S288C transcriptome. These information-rich data tracks visualize RNA transcripts from the TIF-seq dataset published by Pelechano et al. (2013), enabling quick and easy viewing of the […]

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29th ICYGMB Early registration deadline extended to May 1 - April 04, 2019

The 29th International Conference on Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology (ICYGMB) will be held at the the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre, Gothenburg, Sweden, from August 18-22, 2019. The ICYGMB brings together scientists from all around the globe to present and discuss cutting-edge research on yeast. Described as the “most important event in yeast research“, […]

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Proteome-wide abundance data - March 11, 2019

SGD has now incorporated proteome-wide protein abundance data obtained from a comprehensive meta-analysis by Ho et al., 2018. The authors normalized and combined 21 different S. cerevisiae protein abundance datasets—including data from both untreated cells and cells treated with various environmental stressors—to create a unified protein abundance dataset where all values are in the intuitive […]

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