1. Collection
Registered Number 56
Acronym WCUM
Full Name Working Collection
Institution University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Rita R. Colwell
Postal Address Center of Marine Biotechnology,701 E. Pratt Street,Baltimore, MD,21202
Country U.S.A.
Telephone 1 (1) 703-292-8000
Fax 1 (1) 703-292-9232
E-mail 1 colwell@umbi.umd.edu
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Rita R. Colwell
Curator Assoc. Prof. D. Jay Grimes
Mrs. Phyllis Brayton
Dr. David Swartz
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Marine biology
General microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
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 3000 0
Viruses: bacteria 12 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
Viruses: bacteria
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Identification(Marine and estuarine bacteria)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1985-01-03
Date of Reply 2002-03-11
12. Strains
Bacteria