The BDSC collects, maintains and distributes Drosophila melanogaster strains for research.
We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Kathy Matthews, long-time director and co-founder of the Bloomington Drosophila Stock Center. Under her stewardship, the BDSC grew into an internationally recognized community resource for fly research. Her wisdom, common sense and steady presence will be sorely missed.
We will be transitioning to this new site over the next couple months. To learn more, click on the title of this news item . . .
Split-GAL4 hemidrivers from Janelia Research Campus are now available at BDSC. Learn more . . .