1. Collection
Registered Number 1134
Acronym QCC
Full Name Qatari Culture Collection
Institution Ministry of Municipality and Environment, Doha ,Qatar
Other Standard NA
Comment NA
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. RAshmi Fotedar
Postal Address PO Box 200022,Doha,Doha,2200022
Country Qatar
Telephone 1 (974) - 33828072
Telephone 2 (974) - 44261258
Fax 1 (974) - 44763676
E-mail 1 rfotedar@mme.gov.qa
E-mail 2 rfotedar@hotmail.com
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Ministry of Municipality and Environment, Doha, Qatar
5. Personnel
Director Mr. Masoud Al -Marri
E-Mail:mjmmarri@mme.gov.qa
Curator Dr. Rashmi Fotedar (Microbiology, molecuarl biology)
E-mail:rfotedar@mme.gov.qa
Ms. Aisha Al- Zeyara (Microbiology)
E-mail:aazeyara@mme.gov.qa
Ms. Amina Al-Malaki (Microbiology/ Molecular biology)
E-mail:aamalki@mme.gov.qa
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Ecology
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Marine biology
Molecular biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(bacteria,fungi (yeast and molds))
preservation at-80 C using glycerol stocks(bacteria, yeast, molds)
Control of the culture Using ATCC strains
Using molecular methods
Deposit to other collections in your country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 1000 1000 0 0
Fungi 500 500 2 2
Yeasts 800 800 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 1200 0 0 0 0 0
Fungi 760 0 1 1 0 0
Yeasts 1200 0 0 0 0 0
9. Catalogue
Catalogue No intention to publish
10. Services
Services Storage service(bacteria,fungi,yeast)
Distribution(bacteria, fungi, yeast)
Identification(bacteria,fungi,yeast)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2016-09-29
Date of Reply 2016-09-29