1. Collection
Registered Number 212
Acronym IAFB
Full Name Collection of Industrial Microorganisms
Institution Institute of Agricultural and Food Biotechnology (IAFB)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Mr. Anna Misiewicz
Postal Address Rakowiecka 36,Warsaw,,02-532
Country Poland
Telephone 1 (48) 22-6063674
Telephone 2 (48) 22-6063691
Fax 1 (48) 22-8490426
E-mail 1 misiewicz@ibprs.pl
Homepage http://www.ibprs.pl 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry a.Food Industry
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Andrzej Krakowiak
Curator Mr. Anna Misiewicz (Technical microbiology, yeasts)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Mycology (2)
Assistants (1)
Others (2)
Total (6)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Industrial microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Fermentation
Strain improvement
7. Preservation
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 185 0
Fungi 460 0
Yeasts 520 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
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Fee for the industry
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(industrial microorganisms)
Storage service(Bacteria, Yeasts, Fungi(not pathogenic))
Distribution(Bacteria, Yeasts, Fungi)
Identification(bacteria,yeasts,fungi)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Use of computers in culture collections
Consulation about Patent deposits
Preservation
Propagation
Preservation methods
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2001-12-07
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi