/International Research Center for Infectious Diseases  Pathogenic Microbes Repository Unit

The facility is part of the National BioResource Project (NBRP) directed by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, and is a member of the Japan Society for Culture Collections (JSCC); therefore, we collect and preserve pathogenic bacterial strains. These strains are distributed to investigators in and outside this country upon request. Our collection is listed on the website below.


  • Head, Prof. (concur.): Tetsuya Iida