The laboratory has 28 faculties and stuff, including 8 professors, 10 associate professors, 5 lecturers and 5 technicians. The Director of the laboratory is Prof. Qu Yinbo, Deputy director is Asoc. Prof. Chen Guanjun. Chairman of the Laboratory Academic Committee is Prof. Yu Juntang (from East China University of Science and Technology in Shanghai).
There are four research groups in the laboratory: Biomass Resource Group, Bioprocess Technology Group, Bioproduct Development Group and Molecular Biotechnology Group. The laboratory has also an administration office, a computer room and an analysis group.
Master degree of Science (Microbiology), Doctor degree of Science (Microbiology) and Master degree of Fermentation Engineering (Technology) can be offered in this laboratory, and postdoctoral research program can be offered too. About 15- 20 graduates and visiting scholars can be enrollment annually.
Since the establishment of the SKLMT in 1991, more than 200 papers have been published in international or domestic journals and conferences. 3 Chinese patents have been registered. 16 prices were awarded to the lad by Chinese or province government. 12 of the achievements have been applied to industry.