1. Collection
Registered Number 796
Acronym ALGOBANK
Full Name ALGOBANK-Caen
Institution Universite de Caen Basse-Normandie
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Benoit Veron
Postal Address Universite de Caen Basse-Normandie,CAEN,CS14032,14032
Country France
Telephone 1 (33) 2 31 56 64 27
E-mail 1 algobank@unicaen.fr
E-mail 2 benoit.veron@unicaen.fr
Homepage http://www.unicaen.fr/algobank 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Benoit Véron
E-Mail:benoit.veron@unicaen.fr
Number of Staff Algology (3)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Biochemistry
Cell biology
Culture and preservation methods
Ecology
Marine biology
Physiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Evolution biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(algae)
Control of the culture microscopic observation
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
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Cyanobacteria 9 0 0 0
Microalgae 481 0 15 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)
Cyanobacteria 9 0 0 0
Microalgae 481 0 0 0
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability fee for €50 for 30ml
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 1999 year(s)
Catalogue Computerized www.unicaen.fr/algobank
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Microalgae)
Storage service(Microalgae)
Distribution(Microalgae)
Identification(microalgae)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Systematics
Identification
Consulation about Patent deposits
Preservation
Propagation
Other Service biochemistry of microalgae
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1999-07-15
Date of Reply 2013-04-16