2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Mery PINA
Postal Address 25 Rue du Dr ROUX,PARIS,Paris,75015
Country France
Telephone 1 (33) 1-45688140
Fax 1 (33) 1-40613007
E-mail 1 crbip-coord@pasteur.fr
Homepage https://www.pasteur.fr/en/biobanks-and-collections 
3. Status of the collection
Status Private
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Mery PINA
Curator Dr. Muriel GUGGER (Cyanobacteria)
Dr. Marie-Noëlle Ungeheuer (Human biobank)
Dr. Mery Pina (Archaea and virus)
Dr. Dominique Clermont (Bacteria)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Virology (1)
Cell biology (1)
secretary (1)
Total (5)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects General microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Freeze drying
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria)
Freezer(Bacteria, archaea, virus)
Liquid N2(Bacteria, virus, cells)
Control of the culture Biochemical tests
Molecular methods
Phenotypical tests
Elisa tests
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
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 15000 0
Fungi 0 0
Viruses: animal 500 0
Cyanobacteria 750 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)
Viruses: animal
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Institut Pasteur
exchange with culture collections recognized
fee for 140 € for bacteria
fee for 200 € for bacteria (risk class 3)
fee for 1000 € for virus
fee for 1000 € for virus (risk class 3)
fee for 200 € for plamid
fee for 378 € for cyanobacteria
10. Services
Services Distribution(bacteria, virus, cyanobacteria)
Consulation about Preservation
Shipment regulations
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2008-05-19
Date of Reply 2020-08-11