Bacillus Genetic Stock Center (BGSC)

August 2, 2023

Collection Website

Organizational structure


Collection Institution/Entity

Ohio State University

Staff working with the Collection


Collection Contact

Alyssa Deever

Position of Collection contact

Lab Coordinator

Collection Email

Collection Phone


Collection can be contacted


  • Has continued institutional support
  • Interested in Culture Collections Exchange
  • Interested in working with samples from different repositories
  • Interested in Collaborative Programs
  • Collection contains reference strains
  • Ability to accept orphan collections

Collection Category

Publicly available (qualified curator, collection management policies, microbial specimens, a database of collection information, an online strain catalog, and distributes strains to the scientific community)

Collection follows best management practice guideline

None of the Above

Organisms in Collection


Training opportunities provided by Collection

Does not provide training

Funding Sources for Research performed with Collection specimens

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Availability and distribution mechanisms

Fee per strain for distribution

Services provided by Collection

Not applicable

Consultations provided by Collection

Does not provide consultation

Genus in Collection

Species: Bacillus subtilis, Quantity: 10,000

Species: Aneurinibacillus aneurinilyticus, Quantity: 1

Species: Aneurinibacillus migulanus, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus amyloliquefaciens, Quantity: 5

Species: Bacillus atrophaeus, Quantity: 9

Species: Bacillus badius, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus cereus, Quantity: 92

Species: Bacillus circulans, Quantity: 4

Species: Bacillus clausii, Quantity: 5

Species: Bacillus coagulans, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus firmus, Quantity: 2

Species: Bacillus lentus, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus licheniformis, Quantity: 36

Species: Bacillus megaterium, Quantity: 237

Species: Bacillus mycoides, Quantity: 8

Species: Bacillus oleronius, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus pseudomycoides, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus pumilus, Quantity: 9

Species: Bacillus smithii, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus sphaericus, Quantity: 119

Species: Bacillus spizizenii, Quantity: 15

Species: Bacillus thuringiensis, Quantity: 195

Species: Bacillus weihenstephanensis, Quantity: 6

Species: Brevibacillus spp., Quantity: 17

Species: Geobacillus spp., Quantity: 85

Species: Parageobacillus spp., Quantity: 23

Species: Paenibacillus spp., Quantity: 13

Species: Salibacillus marismortui, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus subtilis 'natto', Quantity: 3

Species: Sporosarcina ureae, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus carboniphilus, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus shackletonii, Quantity: 1

Species: Aeribacillus pallidus, Quantity: 2

Species: Bacillus inaquasorum, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus coahuilensis, Quantity: 1

Species: Lysinibacillus spp., Quantity: 35

Species: Bacillus mojavensis, Quantity: 6

Species: Bacillus vallismortis, Quantity: 1

Species: Rummeliibacillus pycnus, Quantity: 5

Species: Jeotgalibacillus marinus, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus aquimaris, Quantity: 2

Species: Bacillus vietnamensis, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus marisflavii, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus velezensis, Quantity: 17

Species: Bacillus paralicheniformis, Quantity: 5

Species: Bacillus glycinifermentans, Quantity: 1

Species: Bacillus siamensis, Quantity: 1

Species: Escherichia coli, Quantity: 424

Research fields relevant to Collection

Agriculture, General microbiology, Genetics, Industrial microbiology, Plant pathology