Release 3.12 Code Freeze:
The release 3.12 branch will be frozen May 3rd. All code changes should be committed by May 2nd. After this date there will be no updates to Bioconductor 3.12 packages in Bioconductor.
Devel 3.13 Deadline:
The deadline for packages to pass R CMD build/check without error in the current Devel Bioconductor 3.13 branch is Friday May 14th.
This ensures a build report with the committed changes. The branch will be frozen Tuesday May 18th to branch for the Release of Bioconductor 3.13.
Please see the release schedule for other important deadlines: http://bioconductor.org/developers/release-schedule