Exhibition about the life of the founder of genetics Mendel can be seen in Africa and Asia

7. 10. 2022
The exhibition on the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder of genetics, Gregor Johann Mendel, travels around the world. Currently, exhibitions can be seen in Slovenia and Zambia. In September, the exhibition was also shown in Mongolia and Belgium. The comic exhibition, which presents the life and work of Mendel, was prepared by the Mendel University and financed by the city of Brno.

In 2022, 200 years have passed since the birth of Gregor Johann Mendel, who lived and worked in Brno. It was at the Augustinian Abbey in Brno during experiments with peas that he made his breakthrough discoveries in the field of genetic information transmission. Institutions from Brno and the entire Czech Republic participated in the preparation of the celebrations. Their goal is to educate and remind Mendel’s legacy among people from the region, the Czech Republic and abroad.

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