1. Collection
Registered Number 692
Acronym MSCMU
Full Name Microbiology Section, Chiang Mai University (MSCMU)
Institution Department of Biology, Faculty of science, Chang Mai University, Thailand
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Sakunnee Bovonsombut
Postal Address 239 Huay Kaew Road,Chiang Mai,Muang,50202
Country Thailand
Telephone 1 (66) 53941949 ext. 114
Fax 1 (66) 53-892259
Fax 2 (66) 53-222268
E-mail 1 sakunnee.b@cmu.ac.th
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Thai government
5. Personnel
Director Mr. Abhinya Plikomol
Curator Assoc. Prof. Yuwadee Peerapornpisal (Phycology,Environmental)
Dr. Chatchai Kitipornchai (Bacteriology,Food science)
Dr. Niwate Srilom (General Microbiology)
Mr. Abhinya Plikomol (Applied Microbiology)
Assoc. Prof. Uraporn Sardud (Applied Microbiology)
Assoc. Prof. Saisamorn Lumyong (Applied Microbiology)
Assoc. Prof. Chaiwat Jatisatienr (Applied Microbiology)
Mrs. Somchi Youpensuk (Applied Microbiology)
Assoc. Prof. Sakunnee Bovensombut (Applied Microbiology)
Assoc. Prof. Narumol Thongwai (Applied Microbiology)
Dr. Sombat Jaikum (General Microbiology)
Assoc. Prof. Panmuk Watcharapiyasophon (Applied Microbiology)
Assoc. Prof. Thida Sripuan (Biotechnology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (9)
Assistants (2)
Phycology (1)
Microbiology (5)
Biotechnology (1)
Total (18)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Food science
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Freeze drying
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Fungi, Bacteria)
sterile distilled water(Molds)
Control of the culture subculturing
Deposit Mainly to collections in our country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the collections in our country
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Algae 173 0
Bacteria 351 0
Fungi 2175 0
Yeasts 9 0
Virus 2 0
Actinomycetes 1003 0
Mushroom 10 0
etc. 550 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)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Fee for TISTR: US$ 5.00
Available on request
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacteria, Yeasts, Mould, Algae, Mushroom)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1987-10-08
Date of Reply 2005-01-11
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi