1. Collection
Registered Number 461
Acronym CALU
Full Name Collection of Algae St. Petersburg (Leningrad) State University
Institution Centre for Culture Collection of Microorganisms, Laboratory of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, St.Petersburg State Universuty
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Alexander V. Pinevich
Postal Address Oranienbaumskoye Shosse, 2,St. Petersburg,Stary Peterhoff,198504
Country Russian Federation
Telephone 1 (7) 812-4506740
Telephone 2 (7) 812-4284010
Fax 1 (7) 812-4284010
E-mail 1 A.Pinevich@spbu.ru
E-mail 2 ludmila.chistyakova@spbu.ru
Homepage http://microbio.museums.spbu.ru/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor St.Petersburg State University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Alexander V. Pinevich
Curator Ms. Dina Snarskaia (Microbiology)
Ms. Maria Emelianova  (Microbiology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Assistants (1)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Evolutionary biology
General microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Algae, Fungi, Protozoa)
Control of the culture Microscopy
Inoculation of organic media
Deposit to your collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections 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)
Fungi 3 0
Protozoa 3 0
Cyanobacteria 446 0
Microalgae 483 0
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)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to academic culture collections within the network
free to State Research and Educational Institutions and Universities for educational and research purposes
exchange with the most of recognized collections
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Included in a regional catalogue Semenenko V.S./ed/Catalogue of Microalgal Cultures in the Collections of the USSR.M.,IPPAS
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10. Services
Services Distribution
Training Use of computers in culture collections
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-14
Date of Reply 2018-02-26