1. Collection
Registered Number 1049
Acronym VCIM
Full Name Vietnam Collection of Industrial Microorganisms
Institution Center for Industrial Microbiology, Food Industries Research Institute
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Vu Nguyen Thanh
Postal Address 301 Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan,Hanoi,Hanoi,10000
Country Viet Nam
Telephone 1 (84) - 435589004
E-mail 1 thanh@firi.ac.vn
Homepage http://www.firi.vn 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Ministry of Science and Technology
Ministry of Industry and Trade
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Vu Nguyen Thanh
E-Mail:thanh@firi.ac.vn
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Fermentation
Food science
Genetic engineering
Industrial microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Yeasts, Fungi, Bacteria)
Freeze-dry(Yeasts, Fungi, Bacteria, Plasmids)
L-drying(Yeasts, Fungi, Bacteria)
Freezer(Yeasts, Fungi, Bacteria, Plasmids)
Sand(Fungi)
Liquid paraffin(Yeast, Fungi)
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
From the collections 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 395 0
Fungi 174 0
Yeasts 583 0 7 0
Plasmids 28 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 395 0
Fungi 174 0
Yeasts 583 0 7 0
Plasmids 28 0
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with CBS, JCM, NRRL
fee for : depending on the strains, on contract basis
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Yeast, Fungi, Bacteria)
Storage service(Yeast, Fungi, Bacteria)
Distribution(Yeast, Fungi, Bacteria)
Identification(Yeast, Fungi, Bacteria)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Identification
Other Service Identification of plant and animal speciments using DNA sequencing
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2013-08-19
Date of Reply 2013-08-19