1. Collection
Registered Number 1042
Acronym CICCM
Full Name Cawthron Institute Culture Collection of Micro-Algae
Institution Cawthron Institute
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Mrs. Krystyna Ponikla
Postal Address 98 Halifax Street East,Nelson,Nelson,7010
Country New Zealand
Telephone 1 (64) - 3 548 2319 ext.246
E-mail 1 Krystyna.Ponikla@cawthron.org.nz
Homepage http://cultures.cawthron.org.nz/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Independent Research Institute
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor MBIE
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Lesley Rhodes
Curator Mrs. Krystyna Ponikla (Curator)
Number of Staff Assistants (1)
Total (1)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Marine biology
Molecular biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Micro-algae, Cyanobacteria)
Liquid N2(Micro-algae, Cyanobacteria)
Control of the culture Light microscopic examination
Aseptic subculturing
Labelling protocols
Subculturing records
Electron microscopy
DNA sequencing
Deposit to your collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Cyanobacteria 175 166
Microalgae 223 171
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
Cyanobacteria 233 220
Microalgae 211 151
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability fee for purchase - please go to: http://cultures.cawthron.org.nz/order-material/
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://cultures.cawthron.org.nz/ciccm/
10. Services
Services Storage service(Micro-algae, Cyanobacteria)
Distribution(Micro-algae, Cyanobacteria)
Other Service Micro-algae identification courses may be offered on demand
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2013-04-16
Date of Reply 2016-01-05