1. Collection
Registered Number 992
Acronym Phagebank
Full Name Bacteriophage Bank of Korea
Institution Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Heejoon Myung
Postal Address Mo-Hyun,Yong-In,Gyung-Gi Do,449-791
Country Korea (Rep. of)
Telephone 1 (82) -
Fax 1 (82)-31-330-4566
E-mail 1 hjmyung@hufs.ac.kr
E-mail 2 phagebank@hufs.ac.kr
Homepage http://www.phagebank.or.kr 
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor National Research Foundation of Korea
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Heejoon Myung
Number of Staff Virology (2)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Biochemistry
Culture and preservation methods
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Genetics
Industrial microbiology
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Physiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(bacteriophage)
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your 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
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Viruses: Bacteria 400 400
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)
Viruses: Bacteria
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability fee for standard price for domestic academic distribution US $35
fee for standard price for domestic non-academic distribution US $130
fee for standard price for foreign distribution US $500
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Online Catalogue http://www.phagebank.or.kr
10. Services
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2012-01-17
Date of Reply 2012-01-17