1. Collection
Registered Number 823
Acronym CBMAI
Full Name Brazilian Collection of Microorganisms from the Environment and Industry (Colecao Brasileira de Micro-organismos de Ambiente e Indústria)
Institution Campinas State University (UNICAMP)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Derlene Attili-Angelis
Postal Address CPQBA-UNICAMP / Av. Alexandre Cazelatto, 999 / Vila Betel,Paulinia,SP,CEP 13140-000
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (55) 19 - 2139 2874
Telephone 2 (55) 19 - 8123 8937
E-mail 1 derlene@cpqba.unicamp.br
E-mail 2 vmaia@cpqba.unicamp.br
Homepage http://www.cpqba.unicamp.br/cbmai 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor UNICAMP (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil)
FINEP (Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos, Brazil)
MCT (Ministry of Science and Technology, Brazil)
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Derlene Attili-Angelis
Curator Dr. Derlene Attili-Angelis (Applied Microbiology)
Dr. Valeria Maia Oliveira (Genetics of Microorganisms and Molecular Biology)
Dr. Fabiana Fantinatti-Garboggini (Genetics of Microorganisms and Molecular Biology)
Ms. Milena Binatti Ferreira (Pharmacologist - Technician - Taxonomy and preservation of fungi)
Ms. Ericka Leticia da Silva (Pharmacologist - Technician - Taxonomy and preservation of bacteria)
Ms. Viviane Piccin dos Santos (Plant Biologist - Molecular sequencing)
Ms. Samantha Gonçalves da Fonseca (Biologist - Molecular biology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Mycology (1)
Assistants (4)
Associate consultant - Identification of Archaea (1)
Associate consultant - Phylogenetic analysis (2)
Associate consultant - Databases and information networks (2)
Associate consultant - Patent deposits (1)
Total (13)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Industrial microbiology
General microbiology
Food science
Plant pathology
Marine biology
Environmental protection
Systematics and taxonomy
Freeze drying
Culture and preservation methods
Diversity of microorganisms from Brazilian biomes
Petroleum microbiology
Biocatalysis, bioprospection (bioact. metabolites)
Molecular typing, phylogeny and genomics
Molecular charact. of non-cultured organisms
Databases and information systems
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Archaea, Bacteria, Fungi, Plasmids)
Freezer(Archaea, Bacteria, Fungi, Plasmids)
Liquid N2(Archaea, Bacteria, Fungi, Plasmids)
Subculturing(Bacteria (Acidithiobacillus spp.))
Castelani (water)(Some filamentous fungi, some phytopathogenic bacteria)
Control of the culture Phenotypical tests for determining key properties
Sequencing and analysis of 16S/18S rDNA
Molecular fingerprinting (RAPD, rep-PCR, ARDRA, ribotyping)
Deposit Several, no data available
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
the collection abroadSeveral sources, no data available
the research institution abroadSeveral, no data available
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to Researchers and other Institutional Collections, under formal research collaboration agreements
Exchange with Other collections in Brazil and abroad
Exchange with Researchers in Brazil and abroad
Fee for Academic, institutional and industrial clientes
Fee for Price list varies according to the form of supply (e.g., ampoule, live culture).
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Online Catalogue http://www.cpqba.unicamp.br/cbmai
The CBMAI accessions are integrated on-line to the Brazilian Information System on Biological Collections (SICOL)
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Currently setting-up procedures)
Storage service(Archaea, Bacteria, Yeasts, Filamentous Fungi and Plasmids)
Distribution(Archaea, Bacteria, Yeasts, Filamentous Fungi and Plasmids)
Identification(Archaea, Bacteria, Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Molecular ecology methods
Phylogenetic analysis of sequence data
Microorganisms contamination in industry and industrialized products
Selection isolation and characterization of actinomycetes
Molecular typing and identification of microorganisms
Methods for the assessment of microbial diversity
Identification of bacteria
Identification of fungi
Consulation about Preservation
Methods for microbial typing and identification
Biodiversity studies
Setting-up of research and service collections
Selective isolation and screening of microorganisms
Other Service Safe deposit of strains
Development of specific research projects
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2002-04-19
Date of Reply 2012-11-30