1. Collection
Registered Number 770
Acronym CCF
Full Name Colleccion de Cuttivos Finlay
Institution Instituto Finlay
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Iglesias Perez Elsie
Postal Address 27# 19805,Civdad de la Habara,,11600
Country Cuba
E-mail 1 elsie@finlay.edu.cu
E-mail 2 carmen@finlay.edu.cu
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Consejo de Estado
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Iglesias Perez Elsie
Curator Assoc. Prof. Iglesias Perez Elsie (Microbiology)
Assoc. Prof. Ortiz Matos Bernardo (Microbiology)
Assoc. Prof. Garcia Sauchez Hilda (Microbiology)
Assoc. Prof. Faleso Gustavo (Biochemistry)
Assoc. Prof. Monteagudo Borges Raisa (Virology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (11)
Mycology (2)
Virology (3)
Computer specialist (1)
Others (2)
Total (19)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Molecular biology
Freeze drying
Vaccine development
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(NA)
Control of the culture viability tests
purity checking
biochemical tests
identity tests
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Mainly to collections in our country
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
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 1230 180
Fungi 1 0
Yeasts 4 0
Cell lines: animal 5 0
Hybridomas: animal 2 0
Viruses: animal 15 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)
Cell lines: animal
Hybridomas: animal
Viruses: animal
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Storage service
Other Service Freeze drying
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1996-05-10
Date of Reply 2001-12-14