1. Collection
Registered Number 1090
Acronym TBRC
Full Name Thailand Bioresource Research Center
Institution National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Supawadee Ingsriswang
Postal Address Innovation Cluster 2 (Tower B, 8th Floor) 143 Thailand Science Park, Phahonyothin Road, Khlong Nueng,Khlong Luang,Pathum Thani,12120
Country Thailand
Telephone 1 (66) - 21178000
Telephone 2 (66) - 21178001
E-mail 1 tbrcservice@biotec.or.th
Homepage www.tbrcnetwork.org 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Lily Eurwilaichitr
Curator Dr. Sasitorn Jindamorakot (Yeasts)
Dr. Pattaraporn Rattanawaree (Bacteria)
Dr. Chanwit Suriyachadkun (Actinomycetes)
Dr. Veera Sri-Indrasutdhi (Filamentous fungi)
Dr. Supawadee Ingsriswang (Information systems)
Ms. Suwanee Chunhametha (Quality management)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (4)
Mycology (9)
Computer specialist (3)
Total (16)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Food science
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Filamentous fungi)
Freezer(Bacteria, filamentous fungi, yeasts)
L-drying(Bacteria, filamentous fungi, yeasts)
Control of the culture Molecular sequencing
Morphological observation (for strains that can not be identified based on molecular sequencing)
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 1314 1008 216 52
Fungi 607 580 36 20
Yeasts 906 749 196 73
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)
Bacteria 574 381 179 38
Fungi 255 237 36 18
Yeasts 507 380 181 57
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with most recognized collections
fee for Thailand 2,000 - 4,000 Baht
fee for Overseas 3,000 - 6,000 Baht
fee for Discount for strains designated as teaching materials (educational organization in Thailand only)
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized www.tbrcnetwork.org
Number of Type Strains 388
Number of holdings published in catalogue 1,277
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Bacteria, filamentous fungi, yeasts)
Storage service(Bacteria, filamentous fungi, yeasts)
Distribution(Bacteria, filamentous fungi, yeasts)
Identification(Bacteria, filamentous fungi, yeasts)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Consulation about ABS laws
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2015-04-03
Date of Reply 2017-02-21