1. Collection
Registered Number 731
Acronym Fiocruz/CLIOC
Full Name Coleção de Leishmania
Institution Instituto Oswaldo Cruz - Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
Institution Photo
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Elisa Cupolillo
Postal Address Av. Brasil, 4365 - Manguinhos,Rio de Janeiro,Rio de Janeiro,21040-360
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (55) 21-3865-8195
Telephone 2 (55) 21-3865-8172
Fax 1 (55) 21-3865-8195
E-mail 1
E-mail 2
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Health Ministry
National Research Funding Agencies
European Community
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Elisa cupolillo
Curator Dr. Elisa Cupolillo (curator / data analysis)
Mr. Luiz Eduardo Paes (culture collection / equipment manager)
Assoc. Prof. Renato Porrozzi (cell culture)
Ms. Selma Quintela Soares (tecnical support)
Mr. Carlos Henrique Martins da Silva (data bank / sub quality manager)
Dr. Rosane Temporal (vice curator / quality manager)
Ms. Mariana Boite (vice curator / culture and molecular characterization)
Ms. Caroline Batista Marques de Souza (culture collection)
Mr. Ricardo Montarroyos (administrative manager)
Ms. Camila Patricio Braga Filgueira (culture and molecular characterization)
Ms. Hellen Cristina Padilha Ramos (culture collection)
Number of Staff Protozoology (9)
cultures maintanence (5)
Data bank (1)
Data analysis (2)
Quality control (2)
General service (2)
Total (21)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Genetics
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
Evolutionary biology
Medical microbiology
Applied microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Leishmania spp)
Subculturing(Leishmania spp)
Control of the culture Multi locus enzyme electrophoresis
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 research institutions 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)
Protozoa 3706 3400 0 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)
Protozoa 3706 3400 0 0 115 115
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to all
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Online Catalogue:
10. Services
Services Storage service
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Use of computers in culture collections
Numerical Taxonomy
Consulation about Preservation
Shipment regulations
methods of characterization
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2002-03-26
Date of Reply 2017-10-20