1. Collection
Registered Number 640
Acronym RIB
Full Name National Research Institute of Brewing
Institution National Research Institute of Brewing
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Osamu Yamada
Postal Address 3-7-1 Kagamiyama,Higashi-hiroshima,Hiroshima,739-0046
Country Japan
Telephone 1 (81) 82-420-0800
Telephone 2 (81) 82-420-0824
Fax 1 (81) 82-420-0802
Fax 2 (81) 82-420-0808
E-mail 1 yamada@nrib.go.jp
Homepage http://www.nrib.go.jp/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Jyunich Hiramatsu
Curator Dr. Osamu Yamada (Mycology)
Assoc. Prof. Nami Goto (Mycology)
Dr. Kazutoshi Sakamoto (Mycology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Mycology (5)
Total (7)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Genetic engineering
Biochemistry
Genetics
General microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Fermentation
Environmental protection
Molecular biology
Food science
Physiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Fungi, Bacteria)
Subculturing(Fungi)
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
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 53 53
Fungi 272 272
Yeasts 203 203
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 Free to academic user
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution(Fungi, Yeast, Lactic bacteria)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2003-05-02
Date of Reply 2006-03-16
12. Strains
Fungi