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Preservation and Control of Microbial Strains

Culture collections as Microbial Biological Resource Centres (mBRCs): role, functions, services and quality management systems. Main regulations affecting the use of microbial resources. Methods of preservation and recovery of eukaryotic and prokaryotic microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, and yeasts). Purity, viability, and authenticity testing, preparation of working strains and stock cultures and standardized inoculum. Classical microbiological techniques for phenotypic and physiological characterization, molecular techniques based on nucleic acids, protein profiles, fatty acids, etc.

Training Details

Person ResponsibleRosa Aznar Novella ( )
Type of TrainingUniversity Certificate
LanguageCurrently only Spanish, English could be used
Duration1 month in all (3 days at the lab)
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