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Workshop on ‘Statistical Methods in Microbiome Research’ from 16-20th December 2019 Click here for details


In honour of Dr. Tapan Chakrabarti's contribution in the field of microbial taxonomy Dr. Avinash Sharma and his team at NCMR-NCCS described a novel genus Chakrabartia godavariana on his name Read the fulll article here






















Deposit Service

NCMR accepts microorganisms for deposit under the following categories:

Supply of cultures

                NCMR supplies authentic cultures of archaea, bacteria fungi and plasmids. Request for cultures addressed to the curator should be sent on an official letterhead giving NCMR accession number(s) and name of the organism along with required fee (Demand Draft in fervor of Director, National Center for Cell Science, payable in Pune). Click here for details

Requests from investigators working outside India should be accompanied with proper approval obtained a priori from the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA), Government of India. Such approval may be obtained from NBA by submitting Form1 along with requisite fees to NBA as mentioned here. While NCMR is not responsible for obtaining these approvals for you, it may assist you in submitting the documentation to NBA.


Identification service

NCMR may help scientific community in identifying bacteria and fungi using a variety of methods (phenotypic including chemotaxonomic and molecular). Click here for details

Educational services

NCMR organizes training/ workshops in the areas of microbial diversity, microbial taxonomy and microbial ecology