World Federation for Culture Collections

 

Federations, Societies and Networks of Microbial Resource Centers


  • ABRCN Asian Biological Resource Centers Network
  • BCCM Belgian Co-Ordinated Collections of Microorganisms, Belgium
  • CCRB French Comité Consultatif des Ressources Biologiques
  • CTCCCAS The Committee on Type Culture Collection of Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • ECCO European Culture Collections' Organisation
  • FCCM Federation of Czechoslovak Collections of Microorganisms
  • FELACC Culture Collections Federation for Latin America and The Caribbean
  • FEMS Federation of European Microbiological Societies
  • FORKOMIKRO Indonesia - Communication Forum for Indonesian Culture Collection Curators
  • GBRCN Demonstration Project for a Global Biological Resource Centre Network
  • HPACC UK Health Protection Agency Culture Collections
  • IUMS International Union of Microbiological Societies
  • JSCC Japanese Society for Culture Collections database
  • KFCC Korean Federation of Culture Collections
  • MICRO-NET Microbial Information Network of China
  • MIRCEN UNESCO Microbial Resource Centers (currently no link)
  • PNCC Philippines National Culture Collections
  • SBMCC Brazil - Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia Coleções de Culturas
  • SCCCMOMB Cuban Culture Collection and other Biological Materials Section
  • TNCC Thailand Network on Culture Collection
  • UKFCC UK Federation for Culture Collections
  • UKNCC UK National Culture Collection
  • USFCC United States Federation of Culture Collections, USA

 

Useful Links

  • CABRI Common Access to Biological Resources and Information
  • CBD Internet site of the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • EFB European Federation of Biotechnology
  • EMbaRC European Consortium for Microbial Resource Centres
  • GRIN The Germplasm Resources Information Network, USA
  • MSDN Microbial Strain Data Network, UK (This site is no longer supported)
  • MycoBank The fungal web site
  • StrainInfo Navigater for locating strains in distributed culture collections