The resource centre provides facilities for investigation of living organisms using basic methods of light microscopy. 

The resource centre provides rooms, facilities and consumables* for various types of sample preparation, in particular, fixation of living material and its preparation for light and electron microscopy and immunocytochemical investigations, nucleic acids purification, PCR, in situ hybridization and lyofilization of DNA samples.

Customers of the resource centre may perform research using the strains of microorganisms maintained in the collection as well as deposit their own strains.