1. Collection
Registered Number 91
Acronym UWO
Full Name Department of Plant Sciences
Institution University of Western Ontario
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. M. A. Lachance
Postal Address ,London,Ontario,N6A 5B7
Country Canada
Telephone 1 (1) 519-679-2838
E-mail 1 lachance@uwo.ca
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Marc-Andre Lachance
Curator Marc-Andre Lachance (Yeast biology)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects General microbiology
Ecology
Evolutionary biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Yeasts)
Control of the culture Biochemical
Morphological
rDNA sequencing
Deposit CBS(Netherlands)
NRRL(U.S.A.)
ATCC(U.S.A.)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Yeasts 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)
Yeasts
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to University Researchers
Fee for Industry (negotiable)
9. Catalogue
Catalogue No intention to publish
List of specific taxa available on request
10. Services
Services Identification(Yeasts)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-16
Date of Reply 2001-03-08
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi