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Welcome to the DSMZ,
one of the largest bioresource centers worldwide with currently more than 180 employees. Find out more about our "buyodiversity" in our catalogues.

Our Research...

More than 50 scientists are working on various aspects of biodiversity.  more

Our Services

Identification, Systematics and Analytics. more

Our Bioresources

Search our catalogues or choose from more than 50.000 products and order online. more

Nagoya Protocol and the utilisation of biological resources

We put together key information for customers, depositors and researchers and highlight our work as the first “Registered Collection”.  more

Deposit of Cultures

Find out more about patent and safe deposit and the deposit of cultures in the open collection. more

Bacteriophages and phage therapy

This DSMZ website will help to inform all those who are interested in phages and phage therapy. more


The Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase provides strain-linked information about prokaryotic diversitiy. more


The Type (Strain) Genome Server offers state-of-the-art genome-based taxonomy more


Dr. Meina Neumann-Schaal von der DSMZ zur Vizepräsidentin gewählt

Gründung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Metabolomforschung am Braunschweig Integrated Centre of Systems Biology (BRICS)... more


New Head of Department at Leibniz Institute DSMZ

The 38-year-old microbiologist Associate Professor Dr. Yvonne Mast has been appointed head of department at the Leibniz Institute DSMZ and professor at the TU Braunschweig.... more