1. Collection
Registered Number 798
Acronym HKUCC
Full Name The University of Hong Kong Culture Collection
Institution The University of Hong Kong
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Wai Hong Ho
Postal Address Dept. of Ecology and Biodiversity,Pokfulam Road,,
Country China
Telephone 1 (852) 22990612
Telephone 2 (852) 22990678
Fax 1 (852) 25176082
Fax 2 (852) 25595984
E-mail 1 wellcomeho@hotmail.com
E-mail 2 kdhyde@hkucc.hku.hk
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Industrial Department
The Government of The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Kevin D. Hyde
Curator Prof. Kevin D. Hyde (Fungal Taxonomy, Pathology)
Prof. I. John Hodgkiss (Microbiologist)
Assoc. Prof. W.H. Ho (Fungal Taxonomy)
Assoc. Prof. E. Liew (Molecular biology, Pathology)
Assoc. Prof. S. Pointing (Fungal Physiology)
Assoc. Prof. S. Fryer (Fungal Ecology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Mycology (5)
Assistants (2)
Total (8)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Molecular biology
Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
Ultrastructural study
Antibiotics and enzyme screening
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(fungi, bacteria)
Control of the culture survival rate
Deposit ATCC(USA)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
the collection abroadCABI(UK)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 50 0
Fungi 5000 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 \N
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Distribution(Fungi, Bacteria)
Storage service(Fungi, Bacteria)
Training Identification
Consulation about Preservation
Other Service Design databases for culture collections
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1999-11-11
Date of Reply 2000-03-13