Plant Cell Culture Library (PCCL)

September 9, 2022

Organizational structure


Collection Institution/Entity

Institute for Applied Life Sciences, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Staff working with the Collection


Collection Contact

Michael P Daley

Position of Collection contact

Director, Cell Culture Core Facility, Institute for Applied Life Sciences, UMASS Amherst

Collection Email

Collection Phone


Collection can be contacted


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

Collection Category

Research collection (industry or research collection; does not include a plan to distribute strains)

Collection follows best management practice guideline

None of the Above

Organisms in Collection

Plant cell callus cultures

Training opportunities provided by Collection

Does not provide training

Funding Sources for Research performed with Collection specimens

National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Availability and distribution mechanisms

Fee per strain for distribution

Services provided by Collection

Not applicable

Consultations provided by Collection

Propagation, Shipment regulations

Research fields relevant to Collection

Agriculture, Ecology, Fermentation, Food science, Molecular biology, Plant pathology, Starter cultures for foods/beverages, Synthetic biology