Who we are

The UKBRCN comprises of 14 partner collections: 

 

 

Member

Host Organisation

Organisms

Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA)

Department of Food and Rural Affairs

Animal and plant microbes

CABI Genetic Resource Collection

CABI International

Fungi* Bacteria*, Nematodes*, Phytoplasma*, Yeasts*

 

Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa (CCAP)

Scottish Association for Marne Science

Cyanobacteria, Algae*, Protozoa*

 

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas)

Department of Food and Rural Affairs

 Bacteria

 

European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC)

Public Health England

Cell lines*, Stem cells

 

Kew Scientific Collections

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Seed bank, Fungi

 

National Collection of Industrial, Food and Marine Bacteria (NCIMB)

Private Company

 Bacteria*

 

National Collection of Type Cultures (NCTC)

Public Health England

 Bacteria*

 

National Collection of Pathogenic Fungi (NCPF)

Public Health England

 Fungi*, Yeasts*

 

National Collection of Pathogenic Viruses (NCPV)

Public Health England

 Viruses*

 

National Collection of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria (NCPPB)

Food and Environment Research Agency

 Bacteria

 

National Collection of Yeast Cultures (NCYC)

Quadram Institute Biosciences

 Yeast

 

National Institute for Biological Standards and Controls (NIBSC) - UK Stem Cell Bank

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency 

 Stem Cells

 

 

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

 Various

 *Identification services available for these organisms using a range of molecular, biochemical and taxonomic techniques. Contact the individual collections to request more details.