As part of the first major revision of U.S. Department of Agriculture regulations on the shipment of transgenic organisms in many years, most transgenic Drosophila melanogaster stocks were specifically exempted from import permits and interstate movement permits. See more . . .
International postal shipments that use “Priority Mail International” will now include tracking information. Learn more . . .
Due to the U.S. holiday Labor Day on Monday, September 2, our normal packing day will be moved to Tuesday, September 8. As a result, orders and quotes will be sent on September 8th.
Due to extreme heat in the much of the USA, postal shipments that would normally go out Friday July 19, will instead ship out on Monday July 22.
In observation of the U.S. holiday Memorial Day on Monday, May 27th, our normal packing day will be moved to Tuesday, May 28, 2019. As a result, orders and quotes will be sent on May 28th.
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 . . .
The BDSC does not ship stocks the last ~half of December. Learn more...
1,192 stocks carrying X chromosome insertions will be culled in July 2017. Learn more...
Fees have been posted for 2017. See more . . .
We are extremely pleased to welcome Sam Zheng, Ph.D. and Cale Whitworth, Ph.D. to the BDSC staff. Learn more . . .