Research Activities

Research Associated with the Culture Collection

The research associated with the IEGM Collection is focussed on the study and preservation of the diversity of alkanotrophic bacteria important in human and ecosystem functioning.

Current projects include:

The Regional Specialised Collection of Alkanotrophic Microorganisms works in close contact with the World Federation for Culture Collections.

Fundamental and Applied Research

The IEGM Collection Laboratory also works closely with organisations in Russia and other parts of the world on basic and applied aspects of rhodococcal research. These include projects on: