1. Collection
Registered Number 834
Full Name Culture Collection of Fungal Pathogens Strains from the Basic Mycology Laboratory of the Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, UNAM
Institution National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Conchita Toriello
Postal Address Departamento de Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM),Mexico City,Distrito Federal,04510
Country Mexico
Telephone 1 (52 55) 56 23 24 61
Telephone 2 (52 55) 56232462
Fax 1 (52 55) 56232462
E-mail 1 toriello@unam.mx
E-mail 2 perlam24@yahoo.com
Homepage http://www.facmed.unam.mx/deptos/microbiologia/directorio/toriello.html 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Faculty of Medicine, UNAM
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Conchita Toriello
Curator Prof. Conchita Toriello (Mycology)
Ms. Amelia Perez Mejia (Mycology)
Mr. Hortensia Navarro Barranco (Mycology)
Number of Staff Mycology (3)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Medical microbiology
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Molecular biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Fungi)
Liquid N2(Fungi)
Storage under mineral oil(Fungi)
Water storage(Fungi)
Control of the culture Maintained on Potato dextrose agar and Sabouraud
Deposit Mainly to collections in our country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
the collection abroadATCC(U.S.A.)
the research institution abroadUSAC(Guatemala)
the research institution abroadUA(Colombia)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 103 64
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 Free to Scientists of Academic Institutions previous letter indicating research objective
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Planning to publish the first edition in 2003
10. Services
Services Distribution(Fungi)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2003-01-25
Date of Reply 2017-08-17
12. Strains