Iranian Biological Resources Center
Attaining a pioneer center for “collection, identification, quality control, classification, registration, preservation, propagation and distribution of types of microorganisms and propagable cells like bacteria, fungi, viruses, types of plant and animal cells and genomic DNA and artificial nucleic acid products” to achieve the development of life science and technology, enhancement of life quality and hygiene, preservation of natural resources and globalization of researches and collaborations.
1- Identification, preparation, and collection of microorganisms, human and animal cells, plant cells
and seeds from native and foreign resources.
2- Preparation of DNA bank from native and foreign resources.
3- Preparation, control and collection of DNA Vectors and their hosts for Biotechnological usage.
4- Supporting of BioBanks in other research centers and universities, Also quality control,
identification and preservation of their samples (Backing up) for future uses.
5- Registration of newly identified Microorganisms, plant & animal cells and DNA molecules as an
act of Intellectual Property.
6- Developing relevant regulations, guidelines to be authorized by proper references for preservation
of native biological resources.
7- Classification and registration of scientific information
and data exists in research centers and universities of
the country and development of data bank and network
for microorganisms, cells, plant species and DNA
molecules to provide research
centers, universities and industrial centers.
8- Establishment of scientific collaboration with national
and international researchers, research centers and
banks to improve the scientific situation of the center
nationally, regionally and internationally.