1. Collection
Registered Number 643
Acronym BCCM/GeneCorner
Full Name Belgian Co-ordinated Collections of Micro-organisms / GeneCorner Plasmid Collection
Institution Ghent University, Department of Biomedical Molecular Biology
ISO Standard ISO 9001:2008
2. Correspondent
Correspondent
Mrs. Martine Vanhoucke
Postal Address Technologiepark 927,Gent-Zwijnaarde,Oost-Vlaanderen,B-9052
Country Belgium
Telephone 1 (32) 9-3313843
Telephone 2 (32) 9-3313600
E-mail 1 bccm.genecorner@ugent.be
Homepage http://bccm.belspo.be/about-us/bccm-genecorner  http://www.genecorner.ugent.be/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Rudi Beyaert
E-Mail:Rudi.Beyaert@irc.vib-UGent.be
Curator Mrs. Anneleen Olbrechts (Plasmids + DNA libraries: public collection)
E-mail:bccm.genecorner@ugent.be
Mr. Wouter De Schamphelaire (Plasmids + cell lines + other genetic material: safe and patent deposit collection)
E-mail:bccm.genecorner@ugent.be
Number of Staff Director (1)
Manager (1)
Curator public collection (1)
Curator safe and patent deposit collection / Informatics responsible (1)
Technical assistant (1)
Administrative assistant (1)
Total (6)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Cell biology
Genetic engineering
Immunology
Molecular biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Plasmids, microbial host strains, DNA libraries)
Liquid N2(Cell lines)
Evaporated DNA at room temperature(Plasmids)
Control of the culture Viability test
Authenticity test (analysis restriction site pattern)
Purity test
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 40 0
Plasmids 213706 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 40 0
Plasmids 213706 0
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Fee for See online price list
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://bccm.belspo.be/catalogues
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(genetic material (e.g. plasmids, ...), animal and human cell lines, incl. hybridomas)
Storage service(any kind of cryopreserved biological material that can be stored at -80C or in liquid nitrogen)
Distribution(genetic material (e.g. plasmids, ...), animal and human cell lines, incl. hybridomas)
Training Management of a culture collection
Consulation about Patent deposits
Preservation
Safe deposits
Advice in choice and application of appropriate plasmids
Other Service Public deposit (plasmids, microbial host strains, DNA libraries)
Safe deposit of genetic material (e.g. plasmids, ...), animal and human cell lines, incl. hybridomas
Plasmid profiling of strains
Sequence analysis of non-characterized plasmids
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2003-07-29
Date of Reply 2016-01-25
12. Strains
Bacteria Cdna Plasmids Vectors