1. Collection
Registered Number 909
Acronym BIM
Full Name Belarusian Collection of non-pathogenic microorganisms
Institution Institute of microbiology, Belarus National Academy of Sciences
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Galina Novik
Postal Address 2 Kuprevich str.,Minsk,-,220141
Country Belarus
Telephone 1 (375) 17-267-86-20
Telephone 2 (375) 17-399-43-71
Fax 1 (375) 17-267-47-66
E-mail 1 galina_novik@mbio.bas-net.by
E-mail 2 collection@mbio.bas-net.by
Homepage http://www.mbio.bas-net.by 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor COUNCIL OF MINISTERS OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS
Belarus National Academy of Sciences
Institute of Microbiology, Belarus National Academy of Sciences
Ministry of Finance OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Galina NOVIK
E-Mail:galina_novik@mbio.bas-net.by
Curator Dr. Elena Ladutko (microbiologist, bacteria, bacteriophages)
E-mail:ladutko_elena@mail.ru
Mr. Anna Kanterova (microbiologist, filamentous fungi, yeast-like fungi)
E-mail:microbiol@tut.by
Dr. Anastasiya Sidarenka (microbiologist, bacteria)
E-mail:nastyasid.vbc@mail.ru
Mr. Hanna Bareika (microbiologist, bacteria)
E-mail:ganachka@mail.ru
Mr. Victoria Savich  (microbiologist, bacteriophages)
E-mail:savichvv@list.ru
Mr. Alexandra Gerasimovich (microbiologist, bacteriophages)
E-mail:alexandra_88@tut.by
Mr. Natalia Bondarevich  (microbiologist, yeast-like fungi)
E-mail:natal-vasilna@rambler.ru
Mr. Danuta Plotnikava  (microbiologist, bacteria)
E-mail:danutaplotnikava@gmail.com
Number of Staff Bacteriology (4)
Computer specialist (1)
Mycology (2)
Assistants (3)
Virology (3)
Total (13)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
General microbiology
Agriculture
Immunology
Biochemistry
Medical microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Molecular biology
Ecology
Veterinary
Environmental protection
Food science
Freeze drying
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Fungi,Yeasts, Bacteria, Bacteriophages)
Freeze-dry(Fungi, Yeasts, Bacteria, Bacteriophages)
Subculturing(Fungi, Yeasts, Bacteria, Bacteriophages)
Low-temperature Freezing (Fungi,Yeasts, Bacteria, Bacteriophages)
Control of the culture Biochemical tests
Microbiological tests
Chemical tests
Molecular-genetic tests
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 collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadVKM(Russia)
the collection abroadVKPM(Russia)
the research institution abroadIITD PAN(Poland)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 850 750
Fungi 540 245
Yeasts 200 145
Viruses: bacteria 55 55
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)
Bacteria 966 770
Fungi 618 324
Yeasts 240 145
Viruses: bacteria 70 62
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to Academic culture collection within network
Exchange with most recognized collection
Fee for standard price for all US $75.00
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts, Bacteriophages)
Storage service(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts, Bacteriophages)
Distribution(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts, Bacteriophages)
Identification(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts, Bacteriophages)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Use of computers in culture collections
Systematics
Numerical Taxonomy
Identification
Consulation about Patent deposits
Preservation
Propagation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2007-06-26
Date of Reply 2016-01-29