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.


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April 22 to April 26, 2020 -

Metro Washington, DC

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March 09 to March 14, 2021 -

Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA

New & Noteworthy

Browse Metabolic Pathways at SGD - August 02, 2019

Did you know that SGD has over 200 curated biochemical pathways for you to explore? SGD’s YeastPathways is a database of metabolic pathways and enzymes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. YeastPathways enables you to visualize yeast metabolism from large metabolic networks to individual pathways, and from biochemical reactions down to individual metabolites. Search tools and click-to-browse features […]

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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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