1. Collection
Registered Number 310
Acronym UPCC
Full Name Natural Sciences Research Institute Culture Collection
Institution University of the Philippines
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Maria Auxilia T. Siringan
Postal Address Southeast Corner Quirino Avenue and Velasquez Street,Quezon City,,1101
Country Philippines
Telephone 1 (63) 2-9207730
Telephone 2 (63) 2-9295736
Fax 1 (63) 2-9286868
E-mail 1 mats@nsri01.cs.upd.edu.ph
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor University of the Philippines
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Maria Auxilia T. Siringan
Curator Assoc. Prof. Vina Argayosa (Bacteriology)
Assoc. Prof. Sonia Bulaong (Mycology(filamentous fungi))
Assoc. Prof. Celia Cereno (Mycology(yeast))
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Mycology (2)
Laboratory aides (2)
Clerical staff (1)
Total (6)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Industrial microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Food science
General microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Water microbiology
7. Preservation
Control of the culture viability check
purity check
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Mainly to collections in our 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
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 120 71
Fungi 205 140
Yeasts 71 41
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 \N
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish own catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution(cultures for instruction, research and industrial purposes)
Identification(Bacteria Fungi Yeasts)
Storage service(isolates with potential activities)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Consulation about Preservation
Other Service Microbiological analyses of various products
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2000-03-24
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi