1. Collection
Registered Number 60
Acronym IFM
Full Name Medical Mycology Research Center, Chiba University
Institution Medical Mycology Research Center, Chiba University
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Takashi Yaguchi
Postal Address 1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku,Chiba-shi,Chiba-ken,260-8673
Country Japan
Telephone 1 (81) 43-222-7171 (Ext.5918)
Telephone 2 (81) 43-226-2790
Fax 1 (81) 43-226-2486
E-mail 1 yaguchi@chiba-u.jp
Homepage http://www.pf.chiba-u.ac.jp/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Education Ministry of Japan
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Chihiro Sasakawa
Curator Dr. Reiko Tanaka (Medical Mycology)
Ms. Junko Ito (Medical Mycology)
Number of Staff Mycology (5)
Total (5)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Ecology
Medical microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Molecular biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(NA)
Freezer(NA)
L-drying(NA)
Liquid N2(NA)
Subculturing(NA)
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
the collection abroadCBS(The Netherland)
the collection abroadATCC(U.S.A)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 4071 1638
Yeasts 2129 509
aerobic actinomycetes 529 384
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
Yeasts
aerobic actinomycetes
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to Research and education institutions
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized https://daphne.pf.chiba-u.jp/distribution/catalog
10. Services
Services Storage service(fungi and actinomycetes)
Distribution
Identification(clinical isolates)
Training Systematics
Identification
Consulation about diagnosis of fungal infections in humans
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1985-01-30
Date of Reply 2017-10-23
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi