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National Culture Collection for Pathogens

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  • Systematic acquisition, management and provision of useful pathogen resources
  • Establishment and operation of national pathogen resource management system
  • Development of reference pathogens for national testing and education and research on new pathogens


  • 1972

    Regulation of the regulation of pathogenic microorganisms and management of infectious pathogens

  • 2004

    Joined World Federation of Culture Collections (WFCC)

  • 2005

    Adopted high-risk pathogen management system

  • 2008

    Established 3 regional culture collections for pathogens (KBP project)

  • 2009

    Quality Management System Certification (ISO9001)

  • 2010

    Relocation to Osong BioHealth Science Technopolis

  • 2011

    Memorandum of Understanding on Resources Exchange and Cooperation with DSMZ

  • 2012

    「Pathogen Resource Management TF」 established Designated by the Ministry of Health and Welfare as a “Biological Resource Center"

  • 2016

    Enactment of the Act on the Promotion of Collection, Management and Utilization of Pathogen Resources (Law No. 13992)

  • 2017

    Enforcement Decree of the Pathogen Resources Act 2017 & Enforcement Rules and Enforcement Act (2017.2.4.) Designated as two specialized pathogen resource banks

  • 2018

    Designated as three specialized pathogen resource banks