ACM Training Course

Korean Collection for Type Cultures

This is an information and inquiry board provided by KCTC.


Dear ACM members,

The Korean Collection for Type Cultures (KCTC) is pleased to announce that the 9th International Training Course on Microbial Taxonomy will be held from Oct. 16 to Nov. 12, 2019

We would like to invite four scientists for the six-week training course. KCTC will provide accommodations, meals during weekdays, all lab expenses and monetary incentive.

Please visit the web page at to find more information and submit the application by August 9, 2019.
We are looking forward to your participation.
Yours sincerely,

Song-Gun KIM, Ph.D.
Head, Biological Resource Center
Korean Collection for Type Cultures (KCTC)
Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB)
181 Ipsin-gil, Jeonguup-si, Jeollabuk-do, 56212, Korea
Tel. 82-63-570-5600
E-mail :

For more information, please contact
Dr. Song-Gun Kim ( or
Ms. Jun, Min Ok (
Phone : +82-63-570-5614
Fax : +82-63-570-5609

In Brief * KCTC provides the participants with the training course of microbial taxonomy. * KCTC highly recommends the participant to bring his/her own isolate(s) with a new taxonomic position and to contact the KCTC supervisor before the training course to prepare the reference strains.
Up to four persons * Up to four persons who obtain an official recommendation from ACM delegate of each country * One participant per one country
Training period * Four weeks (Oct. 16 to Nov. 12, 2019)
KCTC provides * Accommodation and meal (Except weekends) * All lab expenses * A half incentive to each trainee
Sending party provides * Travel cost * The half of incentive
Training program * Cultivation and preservation skills, phylogenetic analysis, physiological characterization, and chemotaxonomy * Research teams in KCTC teach the techniques in personal basis