1. Collection
Registered Number 982
Acronym BCCM/ULC
Full Name BCCM/ULC Culture Collection of (sub)polar cyanobacteria
Institution Belgian Coordinated Culture Collection of Microorganisms
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Annick Wilmotte
Postal Address Allee de la Chimie 3,Liege,,4000
Country Belgium
Telephone 1 (32) 4-366 33 87
Fax 1 (32) 4-366 33 64
E-mail 1 BCCM.ULC@ulg.ac.be
E-mail 2 awilmotte@ulg.ac.be
Homepage http://bccm.belspo.be/about/ulc.php 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor BELSPO Belgian Federal Science Policy Office
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Annick Wilmotte
E-Mail:awilmotte@ulg.ac.be
Curator Assoc. Prof. Annick Wilmotte (cyanobacteria)
Number of Staff Assistants (1)
Total (1)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Evolutionary biology
Applied microbiology
General microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Ecology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(cyanobacteria)
Freezer(cyanobacteria)
Control of the culture Microscopy
16S rRNA gene sequence
ITS (16S-23S spacer) sequence
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the collections in our country
the collection abroadPCC(France)
the collection abroadSAG(Germany)
the collection abroadCCAP(United Kingdom)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Cyanobacteria 200 18
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 190 16 3 1
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability fee for 55 euros (non-profit) / 90 euros (profit)
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://bccm.belspo.be/about/ulc.php
10. Services
Services Storage service(cyanobacteria)
Distribution(cyanobacteria)
Identification(cyanobacteria)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2011-03-02
Date of Reply 2017-04-21