Welcome to the Bacillus Genetic Stock Center (BGSC) web site.

Our primary mission is to maintain genetically characterized strains and cloning vectors for the genus Bacillus and related organisms and to distribute these materials without prejudice to qualified scientists and educators throughout the world. The National Science Foundation funded the activities of the BGSC (Award Number:1756219) starting in 1978 and BGSC is no longer funded by NFS. The Infectious Disease Institute at The Ohio State University provides facilities and administrative support.

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New Pricing Information

The BGSC extends its sincere gratitude to all our patrons for their steadfast support. Beginning in July 2024, we will be adjusting the rates for our strains and subscription services. These price increases are essential to maintaining the quality of our services and business operations. The new prices are reflected on the BGSC order page. We appreciate your understanding and ongoing support as we strive to serve you better.

Thank you once again for being part of the BGSC community!

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