1. Collection
Registered Number 988
Acronym UPMC
Full Name MICROBIAL CULTURE COLLECTION UNIT (UNiCC), UPM
Institution INSTITUT OF BIOSCIENCE, UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA
ISO Standard ISO 9001:2008
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Tan Geok Hun
Postal Address MICROBIAL CULTURE COLLECTION UNIT (UNiCC),INSTITUTE OF BIOSCIENCE, UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA,UPM SERDANG,43400
Country Malaysia
Telephone 1 (60) - 8947 4893
Telephone 2 (60) - 8947 2189
Fax 1 (60) - 8947 2101
E-mail 1 tangeokhun@gmail.com
E-mail 2 musliyana@gmail.com
Homepage http://www.ibs.upm.edu.my/?LANG=en&uri=/UNiCCL3 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Universiti Putra Malaysia
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahman Omar
E-Mail:aro@ibs.upm.edu.my
Curator Dr. Tan Geok Hun (Management of Culture Collection)
E-mail:tangeokhun@gmail.com
Mrs. Musliyana Mansor (Management of Culture Collection)
E-mail:musliyana@gmail.com
Number of Staff Assistants (2)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Fermentation
Food science
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Marine biology
Plant pathology
Veterinary
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria and Fungi )
Freezer(Bacteria and Fungi )
Control of the culture CFU counting
Microscopic Study
Deposit to your collection
ATCC(USA)
NCBI(USA)
BCC(THAILAND)
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(USA)
the collection abroadDSMZ(GERMANY)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 350 334
Fungi 52 41
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
Fungi
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Online Catalogue http://agribio.upm.edu.my/mikrob.asp
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacteria, Fungi and Yeast)
Distribution(Bacteria, Fungi and Yeast)
Identification(Bacteria)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Anti Bacterial and Anti Fungal Assay Screening
Consulation about Preservation
Other Service Anti Bacterial and Anti Fungal Assay Screening
Minimum Inhibition Concentration Test
Identification of Bacteria (Molecular Technique)
Training
Consultation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2011-11-16
Date of Reply 2014-06-05