A Tribute to Gregor Johann Mendel at his Birth Bicentennial

Mendel Genetics Conference

20-22/7/2022
Brno, CZ

Dear geneticists, friends of Gregor Johann Mendel,

In 2022, we will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of the father of genetics, Gregor Johann Mendel. We are already preparing an interdisciplinary conference to pay tribute to this pre-eminent scientist of the 19th century.

The conference will take place in Brno, where the foundations of genetics were laid. In addition to prestigious lectures, participants will have the opportunity to visit places associated with the work of G. J. Mendel, such as the Augustinian Abbey, the Mendel Museum, the Mendelianum.

A number of side events will be offered in the accompanying cultural program, including the possibility of visiting Mendel’s birth house on 1.5-hour drive from Brno.

Conference concept

  • Key genetics event discussing the development of the science from Mendel to the future
  • Sessions on the human genetics (inherited disorders, cancer genetics, gene therapies)
  • Sessions on the plant genetics, animal genetics, genetics of microorganisms
  • Novel emerging technologies in genetic research
  • Ethical questions in genetics, visions in genetics
  • History of genetics

Daily program

The conference will be held from Wednesday July 20 to Friday July 22, 2022.



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SPOLEČNĚ, o.p.s.
Mendlovo náměstí 1a
603 00 Brno
Czech republic
IČ: 26976307
DIČ: CZ26976307
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Bank account: 197883555/0300 (ČSOB)


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