1. Collection
Registered Number 940
Acronym CCCryo
Full Name Culture Collection of Cryophilic Algae
Institution Fraunhofer Institute for Immunology & Cell Therapy, Branch Bioanalytics & Bioprocesses (IZI-BB)
Institution Photo
2. Correspondent
Dr. Thomas Leya
Postal Address Am Muehlenberg 13,Potsdam-Golm,Brandenburg,14476
Country Germany
Telephone 1 (49) 331 58187 304
Fax 1 (49) 331 58187 199
E-mail 1 thomas.leya@izi-bb.fraunhofer.de
Homepage http://cccryo.fraunhofer.de 
3. Status of the collection
Status non-profit research organisat.
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Eva Ehrentreich-Foerster (acting)
Curator Dr. Thomas Leya  (cryophilic snow and permafrost algae)
Number of Staff Algology (1)
Assistants (1)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Evolutionary biology
Industrial microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
Algal Biotechnology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Algae, Bacteria, Cyanobacteria, Fungi, Mosses)
Liquid N2(Algae, Bacteria, Cyanobacteria)
Control of the culture Microbiological tests on bacteria, yeasts and other fungi
Light microscopy
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 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 4 0
Fungi 2 0
Cyanobacteria 22 0
Microalgae 432 0
Mosses 7 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)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with other non-profit culture collections due to losses
fee for EUR 75.00 per strain to non-profit organisations + shipping
fee for EUR 200.00 per strain to profit organisations + shipping
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://cccryo.fraunhofer.de
10. Services
Services Storage service(duplicate strains from other collections for backup purposes (only on request); deposit of type strains)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Consulation about Preservation
identification of cryophilic algal taxa
Other Service mass culture of microalgae
tubular glass photobioreactors for mass cultures up to 60 L in vertical and/or horizontal columns with air-lift principle
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2009-03-17
Date of Reply 2018-08-03