The Leibniz-Institute DSMZ-German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures is one of the largest biological ressource centers worldwide. Its collections currently comprise almost 75,000 items, including about 32,000 different bacterial and 7,000 fungal strains, 840 human and animal cell lines, 1,500 plant viruses and antisera, and 14,400 different types of bacterial genomic DNA. All biological materials accepted in the DSMZ collection are subject to extensive quality control and physiological and molecular characterization by our central services.

Leibniz-Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH
Inhoffenstraße 7B
38124 Braunschweig
T +49 531 / 26 16 - 0

Prof. Jörg Overmann

Head of Administration:
Bettina Fischer

Public Relations:
Sven-David Müller