Vietnam Type Culture Collection

Manager:  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Duong Van Hop
Tel: 04 37547407
Fax: 04 37547407 

Vietnam Type Culture Collection:

Vietnam Type Culture Collection (VTCC) was founded in 1996 – has been a pioneering organization in the field of biodiversity conservation, assessment and development of genetic resources of Microorganism in endemic areas of Vietnam.
• From national and international projects, VTCC stores more than 9,000 microorganisms which has good value and high applicability by 2015. Of these, nearly 3000 strains have already been studied and published in the electronic catalogue following the guidelines from the Common Access to Biological Resources and Information (CABRI).
• VTCC is an active member of World Federation for Culture Collections  (WFCC) and  World Data Centre for Microorganisms (WDCM). Currently, VTCC has 2082 genetic resources which gain international standards of quality and has successfully registered in the WDCM database (http: //gcm.wfcc. Info).
VTCC is the provider microoganism to scientific research, universities, factories … Additional, VTCC stores many precious genetics resources form scientic research of national and international sientists.