1. Collection
Registered Number 1067
Acronym CChRGM
Full Name Chilean Collection of Microbial Genetic Resources
Institution Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIA)
Other Standard Chilean quality standar
Comment In process to apply to ISO 9001
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Andrés France
Postal Address Av. Vicente Méndez 515,Chillán,Bio-Bío,3800021
Country Chile
Telephone 1 (56) - 42-2206704
Telephone 2 (56) - 42-2206773
Fax 1 (56) - 42-2206720
E-mail 1 afrance@inia.cl
Homepage http://www.cchrgm.cl 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Ministry of Agriculture
INAPI
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Andrés France
E-Mail:afrance@inia.cl
Curator Dr. Paz Millas (Plant Pathologist)
E-mail:pmillas@inia.cl
Mr. Jorge Carrasco (Molecular biology)
E-mail:jorge.carrascof@inia.cl
Miss. Cecilia Santelices (Micology)
E-mail:csanteli@inia.cl
Miss. Yocelin Ocares (Culture collection)
E-mail:yocares@inia.cl
Miss. Jimena De la Hoz (Administrative)
E-mail:jdelahoz@inia.cl
Miss. Lorena Barra (Endophytes)
E-mail:lbarra@inia.cl
Miss. Karen Parra (Nematophagus)
E-mail:karen.parra@inia.cl
Mr. Matías Guerra (Bacteriologist)
E-mail:matias.guerra@inia.cl
Miss. Viviana Cisternas (Micology)
E-mail:viviana.cisterna@inia.cl
Miss. Eliana Burgos (Micology)
E-mail:eliana.burgos@ug.uchile.cl
Mr. Rodrigo Díaz (Bioinformatic Ingeneer)
E-mail:rodrigo.diaz@inia.cl
Number of Staff Mycology (6)
Bacteriology (2)
Assistants (2)
Computer specialist (1)
Administrative (1)
Total (12)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Plant pathology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Fungi, Bacteria)
Freezer(Bacteria)
Freeze-dry(Fungi, Bacteria)
Subculturing(Oomyces)
Control of the culture Morphology
Media culture
Genetic analysis
Deposit ATCC(USA)
DSMZ(Germany)
CABI(UK)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 29 0
Fungi 1726 0
Yeasts 4 0
Actinomyces 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)
Bacteria
Fungi
Yeasts
Actinomyces
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Academic
exchange with IDA collections
fee for US $255 Security deposit for 1st. year
fee for US $96 Security deposit for maintenance, each year
fee for US $96 Furnishing of sample
fee for US $690 Patent deposit under Budapest treaty
fee for US $73 Inssuance of a viability statemen
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts)
Storage service(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts)
Distribution(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2014-06-18
Date of Reply 2018-05-15