1. Collection
Registered Number 449
Acronym ENCB-IPN
Full Name Colección de Cultivos de la Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas
Institution Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas. I.P.N.
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Silvia Giono-Cerezo
Postal Address Carpio y Plan de Ayala s/n,Mexico D.F.,Mexico,11340
Country Mexico
Telephone 1 (52) 7-29-63-00 Ext. 62374
E-mail 1 sgiono@yahoo.com
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor I. P. N.
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Silvia Giono-Cerezo
Curator Dr. Gerardo Aparicio - Ozores (Microbiology)
Dr. Graciela Castro - Escarpulli (Microbiology)
Dr. Guadalupe Aguilera - Arreola (Microbiology)
Dr. Patricia Isidra Cauich - Sánchez (Microbiology)
Assoc. Prof. José Tomás Hernández - Méndez (Microbiology)
Assoc. Prof. Mónica Rivera - Méndez (Microbiology)
Dr. Sara Ariadna Ochoa - Pérez (Microbiology)
Assoc. Prof. Rodolfo Doval - Ugalde (Microbiology)
Dr. Rosa González - Vázquez (Microbiology)
Dr. María del Rosario Espinoza - Mellado (Microbiology)
Dr. María Guadalupe Córdova - Espinoza  (Microbiology)
Dr. Cecilia Hernández - Cortéz  (Microbiology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Mycology (1)
Virology (1)
Cell biology (1)
Assistants (1)
Total (6)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Food science
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Genetic engineering
Industrial microbiology
Medical microbiology
Plant pathology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Bacteria, Fungi)
Liquid N2(Bacteria, cell)
Room Temperature(Fungi)
Control of the culture Clasic Biochemical Tests
Clasic Biological Tests
Semiautomatic Biochemical Tests
Genetic Tests
Deposit 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 abroadCINVESTAV(Mexico)
the collection abroadCNRG(Mexico)
the research institution abroadINDRE, SSA(Mexico)
the research institution abroadHospital La Raza, IMSS(Mexico)
the research institution abroadHospital Infantil, SSA(Mexico)
the research institution abroadHospital Perinatología, IMSS(Mexico)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 1050 975 35 35
Fungi 70 55 5 5
Yeasts 14 0 1 1
Protozoology 0 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 1055 980 5 4 125 125
Fungi 73 73 3 3 18 18
Yeasts 1 1 1 1 10 10
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Institutional Academic Investigation Protocols
exchange with CINVESTAV, Centro Nacional de Recursos Geneticos
exchange with Official Academic Institutions
exchange with Official Government Health Institutions
fee for Official and legal Companies
fee for Official and legal Institutions
fee for Official and legal Clinical Laboratories
fee for Official and legal Academic Institutions
Exchange with several official and legal Institutions
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 2009 year(s)
Plan to publish the Second edition in 2014
Need help to publish
Publish own catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts; non virulent microorganisms)
Identification(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts; non virulent microorganisms)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Consulation about Preservation
Other Service Conferences about medical microbiological themes
Training courses about management of clinically important bacteria
short, medium or long estancies estudents in Medical Bacteriology Laboratory at Microbiology Department of this School
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2013-05-23
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi