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

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

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

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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SGD December 2017 Newsletter - December 21, 2017

SGD periodically sends out its newsletter to colleagues designated as contacts in SGD. This December 2017 newsletter is also available on the community wiki.

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Retooling Yeast Factories - December 13, 2017

Imagine you own a rifle factory and you want to retool it to make solar panels instead. Or vice versa. It wouldn’t make a lot of sense to make small, incremental changes. Make one change, test to see how it works, make a second change, test to see how that works, and so on. Not […]

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A SRTain Surprise in a Lipid Droplet - December 04, 2017

Barney Stinson from the sitcom “How I Met Your Mother” is right—the accidental curly fry in your plate of fries is a wonderful thing. It is unexpected but adds immensely to the French fry eating experience. In a new study in GENETICS, Hoffmann and coworkers show that spore wall lipid droplets, organelles used to move neutral […]

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