​​The International

Mendel Day will be celebrated 

Thursday, March 8, 2018,

with celebrations in Brno, Vienna, Sydney, and Tucson.  Bookmark this site and check periodically for the latest information!

Mendel 2016

One thing my pea plants taught me:  Always do science with things you can make into a soup.

                                                -- Gregor Mendel

3:30 PM  refreshments served celebrating Mendel          

​4-5 PM  "What Makes You a Geneticist?      

               Redefining the Genetics GIDP"

​                presentation by

                        Dr. Robert Karn and

​                        Dr. Christina Laukaitis

2017 Celebrations of Mendel's Discoveries Around the World. . . 

(click on the location below for a look at their web presentation)

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Mendel Day

Thursday, March 8, 2018.....

​​​Presentation of Tucson's Event on Thursday, March 8, Include. . .

​Eva Matalova and colleagues have announced the organization of the first International Mendel Day.  The eLetter, entitled 150 Years on the International Scientific Scene,  calls attention to the worldwide celebrations for Mendel's genetic discoveries.  Click on the Science magazine icon to read the eLetter in its entirety. 

That's right! Mendel Day is here.  So join us, March 8, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., for  the annual celebration to honor Gregor Mendel's work at the University of Arizona's Cancer Center, Room 3978.  The program will include a presentation by Dr. Robert Karn and Dr. Christina Laukaitis entitled, "What Makes You a Geneticist? Redefining the Genetics GIDP".  A question-and-answer time will be entertained after the presentation. Come, increase your knowledge about how and why you are what you are.

 On March 8, 1865, Mendel com-pleted his talk in Brno  presenting his later famous data and radical explanation arising from his experiments on plant hybrids.  The following year his paper was published and Mendel's work ...