1. Collection
Registered Number 115
Acronym FGSC
Full Name Fungal Genetics Stock Center
Institution Kansas State University, Department of Plant Pathology
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Kevin McCluskey
Postal Address Plant Pathology Department, 4024 Throckmorton Hall, Kansas State University,Manhattan,Kansas,66506
Country U.S.A.
Telephone 1 (1) 785-532-2414
E-mail 1 mccluskeyk@ksu.edu
Homepage http://www.fgsc.net/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor University
User Fees
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Kevin McCluskey
E-Mail:mccluskeyk@ksu.edu
Curator Prof. Kevin McCluskey (Curator)
Number of Staff Mycology (1)
Total (1)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Genetics
Industrial microbiology
Molecular biology
Neurospora
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Main method for Neurospora and Aspergillus)
Freezer(for non-sporulating strains, cloned genes and gene libraries)
Liquid N2(for non-sporulating strains)
Silica gel(Main preservation method for Neurospora and Aspergillus)
Control of the culture biochemical test
mating tests
morphology
Deposit Mainly to our collection
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
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 24000 23000
Yeasts 4500 4500
Plasmids 700 700
cDNA libraries 20 20
Genomic libraries 10 10
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)
Fungi 24000 23000 150000 100000
Yeasts 100000 50000
Plasmids
cDNA libraries
Genomic libraries
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with Established collections
fee for $30
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://www.fgsc.net
10. Services
Services Distribution(Neurospora, Aspergillus, Magnaporthe, Fusarium, Sordaria, Schizophyllum, Genome strains)
Consulation about Preservation
Propagation
Other Service Organize USCCN http://www.usccn.org
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2014-11-21
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi