On a way to Russian's collections network

Oleg Stupar
All-Russian Collection of Microorganisms (VKM),
G. K. Skryabin Institute of Biochemistry
and Physiology of Microorganisms RAS, Pushchino, Russia
E-mail: stupar@ibpm.pushchino.ru

The presentation provides financial, technological and scientifical state of microbial culture collections in Russia, the structure of this community and plans. It is based on analytical study of Russian culture collections that VKM performed recently, on the latest analysis of this field, and on the last decisions of Russian government on biotechnology and culture collections.

This work was supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (contract № 16.518.11.7035) and the Program “Molecular and cell biology” of the Russian Academy of Sciences.