Welcome to the Industrial Yeasts Collection DBVPG of the Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences of the University of Perugia, academic biological resource centre affiliated to ECCO (European Culture Collection Organization) and WFCC (World    Federation of Culture Collections).

The DBVPG Collection is specialized in the study and ex-situ conservation of yeasts and yeast-like microorganisms, distributes strains and offers services to the international scientific community and to other private Institutions

About us



Research at DBVPG is connected with the activities of the hosting Institution (Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Science – DSA3, University of Perugia). The team of the Microbiology Research Unit has been working for many years in the area of investigation of taxonomy, biodiversity and biotechnology of yeasts.


Last News

News 21-02-2023
15th International Conference on Culture Collection – ICCC15

ICCC15 Meeting in Braga (Portugal) from 12 to 16 June 2023. Deadline for abstract submission: 30th April 2023. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by 05th May 2023.

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Notizie 17-11-2022
Launch of the €17M project SUS-MIRRI.IT

DBVPG Industrial Yeasts Collection takes part to the project“Strengthening the MIRRI Italian Research Infrastructure for Sustainable Bioscience and Bioeconomy” (SUS-MIRRI.IT) launched in Torino (Italy).

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News 05-08-2022
New paper published in Environmental Microbiology

“Fungal communities in European alpine soils are not affected by short-term in situ simulated warming than bacterial communities” had just been published in “Environmental Microbiology”

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