1. Collection
Registered Number 938
Acronym BNM
Full Name Banco Nacional de Microorganismos (National Bank of Microorganisms)
Institution Instituto de Investigaciones en Biociencias Agricolas y Ambientales (INBA) CONICET-UBA, Facultad de Agronomía, Universidad de Buenos Aires
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Montecchia Marcela S.
Postal Address Av. San Martin 4453,Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires,Buenos Aires,C1417DSE
Country Argentina
Telephone 1 (54) - 11 5287 0757
E-mail 1 mmontecc@agro.uba.ar
Homepage http://inba.agro.uba.ar/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor CONICET (Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas)
UBA (Universidad de Buenos Aires)
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Montecchia Marcela S.
Curator Dr. Marcela Montecchia (Microbiology/Molecular Biology)
Mr. Jorge Gaston (Technical assistant)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Assistants (1)
Computer specialist (1)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Molecular biology
Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
Biological Nitrogen Fixation
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Bacteria,Yeast)
Freeze-dry(Bacteria, Yeast)
Control of the culture viability check
purity check
molecular tests
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your 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
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
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 420 300
Yeasts 4 4
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 Selected academic and teaching activities
exchange with Other collections
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacteria)
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2009-03-11
Date of Reply 2014-08-12