1. Collection
Registered Number 1176
Acronym SYSU
Full Name Sun Yat-Sen University culture collection of microorganisms
Institution Sun Yat-Sen University
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Wen-Jun Li
Postal Address No.135, Xingang West Road,Guangzhou,Guangdong,510275
Country China
Telephone 1 (86) - 20-84111727
E-mail 1 liwenjun3@mail.sysu.edu.cn
E-mail 2 2264525985@qq.com
Homepage http://liactlab.sysu.edu.cn/index-en.html 
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol
Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Plant Resources
Natural Science Foundation of China
Ministry of Science & Techonology, China
5. Personnel
Prof. Wen-Jun Li
Curator Prof. Wen-Jun Li (Extremophiles)
Mrs. Min Xiao (Gram-positive Bacteria)
Assoc. Prof. Nimaichand Salam (Actinobacteria)
Assoc. Prof. Bao-Zhu Fang (Actinobacteria)
Dr. En-Min Zhou (Thermophilic Bacteria)
Dr. Bing-Bing Liu (Halophilic Archaea)
Dr. Zhou-Yan Dong (Endophytic Bacteria)
Dr. Lan Liu (Anaerobic Bacteria)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (15)
Assistants (2)
Computer specialist (1)
Total (18)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Evolutionary biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(For all microorganisms)
Liquid N2(For all imporant microorganisms)
Subculturing(For all imporant microorganisms)
Control of the culture Morphological observation
Physiological and Biochemical tests
Chemotaxonomic taxonomy
16S/18S rRNA gene sequencing
Whole genome sequencing
Deposit to other collections in your country
KCTC(South Korea)
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
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
the collection abroadKCTC(South Korea)
the collection abroadNBRC(Japan)
the collection abroadJCM(Japan)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Algae 5 5 1 1
Bacteria 15500 13350 580 525
Fungi 350 350 5 5
Archaea 880 880 15 15
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)
Algae 5 5 1 1 1 1
Bacteria 3280 3250 53 50 152 150
Fungi 150 150 2 2 8 8
Archaea 239 239 5 5 18 18
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Academic culture collection within network
exchange with most recognized collections
fee for standard price for all US $200.00
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish your own catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacteria, fungi, Yeasts.)
Distribution(Bacteria, fungi, Yeasts.)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Consulation about Preservation
Shipment regulations
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2018-04-19
Date of Reply 2018-04-19