1. Collection
Registered Number 903
Acronym CFGR
Full Name Center for Fungal Genetic Resources
Institution Seoul National University
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Yong-Hwan Lee
Postal Address School of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University,Seoul,,151-744
Country Korea (Rep. of)
Telephone 1 (82) 880-4674
Telephone 2 (82) 880-4906
Fax 1 (82) 886-1036
E-mail 1 yonglee@snu.ac.kr
Homepage http://genebank.snu.ac.kr 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Yong-Hwan Lee
Curator Assoc. Prof. Jaehyuk Choi (Mycologist)
Ms. Yeo Kyoung Yoon (Curator)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Plant pathology
Culture and preservation methods
Molecular biology
Applied microbiology
Evolutionary biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Fungi)
Freezer(Fosmid library)
Freezer(cDNA library)
Deposit Mainly to our 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 24531 24531
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 collection within Korea
Exchange with most recognized collection
Fee for standard price for all US $45.00
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(plant pathogenic fungi)
Storage service(plant pathogenic fungi)
Distribution(plant pathogenic fungi)
Identification(plant pathogenic fungi)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Consulation about Preservation
Plant quarantine
Other Service ITS seqeuncing service when more than 50 isolates are deposited
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2006-07-10
Date of Reply 2013-05-31