Kinesin-8 staining on microtubules in meiosis.
Silke Hauf

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PomBase coordinates S. pombe gene nomenclature in collaboration with the fission yeast Gene Naming Committee (GNC). We encourage all authors and reviewers to ensure that gene names are registered prior to publication. If you want to name a gene, please visit our Gene Registry page, which links to the S. pombe gene naming guidelines, the gene name registration form, and additional information.

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Friday, 10th Apr, 2015

Abstracts are due on Sunday, April 19, 2015 for the 8th International Fission Yeast Meeting in Kobe, Japan. Registration will remain open until May 17, but the abstract submission deadline cannot be extended.

Tuesday, 24th Mar, 2015

We have updated the data available on the PomBase web site to include manual curation through March7, 2015, including 250 community-curated publications.The autocomplete feature of the Advanced Search ontology term filter has been improved with respect to response time and relevance of suggested terms.

Friday, 27th Feb, 2015

Registration for Pombe 2015: 8th International Fission Yeast Meeting is now open at the conference web site,

The registration deadline is 17 May 2015.

Thanks to Yasushi Hiraoka for this item.