1. Collection
Registered Number 919
Acronym JMRC
Full Name Jena Microbial Resource Collection
Institution Leibniz-Institut für Naturstoff-Forschung und Infektionsbiologie - Hans-Knöll-Institut - & Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
Institution Photo
2. Correspondent
Dr. Kerstin Voigt
Postal Address Adolf-Reichwein-Strasse 23,Jena,Thuringia,07745
Country Germany
Telephone 1 (49) 3641 532 1395
Telephone 2 (49) 3641 532 1011
Fax 1 (49) 3641 532 2395
Fax 2 (49) 3641 532 2011
E-mail 1 kerstin.voigt@leibniz-hki.de
E-mail 2 michael.ramm@leibniz-hki.de
Homepage http://www.jmrc.hki-jena.de 
3. Status of the collection
Status Leibniz Association
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Leibniz Association - Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knoell Institute
University of Jena
5. Personnel
Dr. Kerstin Voigt
Curator Dr. Kerstin Voigt (microscopic fungi)
Dr. Grit Walther (fungi, especially macroscopic fungi)
Dr. Kerstin Kaerger (microscopic fungi)
Number of Staff Assistants (2)
Bacteriology (1)
Mycology (1)
PhD students (temporarily) (5)
Diploma students (temporarily) (2)
Undergraduate students (temporarily) (0)
Total (11)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Cell biology
Evolutionary biology
Food science
Genetic engineering
Industrial microbiology
Marine biology
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
Fungal pathogenicity
microbial natural product resources
Fungal evolution
Molecular phylogeny of basal lineages of fungi
zygomycetes and chytridiomycetes
Molecular barcoding and identification of fungi
Molecular diagnostics of medically important fungi
Molecular diagnostics of phytopathogenic fungi
Deep-level multigene phylogenies
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Fungi, Oomycota, Bacteria)
Subculturing(Fungi, Oomycota)
Soil cultures(soil fungi)
Silica cultures(bacteria, especially Actinobacteria)
Control of the culture morphological determination by microscopic visualization
molecular identification by ribosomal DNA sequences (18S/16S, ITS1-5.8S-ITS2, 28S)
molecular identification by alternative bacroding markers (protein-coding sequences)
chemotaxonomy (where applicable)
Deposit to other collections in your country
CBS(The Netherlands)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadCBS(The Netherlands)
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 35000 20000
Fungi 15000 7000
Protozoa 11 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)
Bacteria 35000 20000
Fungi 15000 7000
Protozoa 11 0
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Academic culture collection within network
exchange with other cooperation partners, taxonomists and most recognized collections
fee for standard price for all 200.00 Euro
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution(Fungi, Bacteria)
Identification(Fungi, Bacteria)
Training Systematics
Consulation about Preservation
Phylogeny and evolution of fungi
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2008-02-22
Date of Reply 2016-01-05