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.


30th Fungal Genetics Conference
March 12 to March 17, 2019 -

Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA

Fungal Pathogen Genomics
May 07 to May 12, 2019 -

Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

14th Yeast Lipid Conference - YLC 2019
May 22 to May 24, 2019 -

Ljubljana, Slovenia

New & Noteworthy

SK1 Sequence Updated in SGD - November 20, 2018

The alternative reference strain SK1 is a rapid and synchronously sporulating diploid constructed by Kane and Roth in the early 1970’s to study carbohydrate metabolism under sporulation conditions. Whereas the reference strain S288C is notorious for being poor at sporulation, SK1 undergoes sporulation readily, and as such has been widely used to study the genetics […]

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New Protein Localization Resource: YeastRGB - November 14, 2018

YeastRGB is a new resource for exploring protein abundance and localization. Utilizing data from the classical C-terminally tagged GFP yeast library along with new-generation collections derived from SWAp Tag (SWAT) technology, YeastRGB enables simultaneous visualization of dozens of yeast strains imaged with multiple fluorescent tags. From SGD, you can access YeastRGB through any Protein page (example: Atp12p). […]

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Registration Open for the 30th Fungal Genetics Conference - November 07, 2018

The 30th Fungal Genetics Conference takes place next year March 12-17, 2019 at Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, CA. The biennial Fungal Genetics Conference is a place where scientists working on any aspect of fungal genetics–such as gene regulation, evolutionary biology, cell development, fungal-host interactions and more–can come together in a common platform to share […]

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Apply Now for the 2019 Fungal Pathogen Genomics Course - October 30, 2018

Fungal Pathogen Genomics is an exciting week-long course that provides experimental biologists working on fungal organisms with hands-on experience in genomic-scale data analysis. Through a collaborative teaching effort between the web-based fungal data mining resources FungiDB, EnsemblFungi, PomBase, SGD/CGD, MycoCosm, and JGI, students will learn how to utilize the unique tools provided by each database, develop […]

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SGD Fall 2018 Newsletter - October 05, 2018

SGD periodically sends out its newsletter to colleagues designated as contacts in SGD. This Fall 2018 newsletter is also available on the community wiki. If you would like to receive the SGD newsletter in the future please use the Colleague Submission/Update form to let us know.

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