Calendar of Events

10 March 2022

Mendel Walk Vienna Online

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Virtual Science-Walk to places in Vienna that are linked to Gregor Mendel (English), with J. Vollmann, A. Wiedermann, B. Fischer and more.

11 March 2022

200 years Gregor Mendel: Of peas, cows and people

All day

Symposium about Science Communications with H. Bürstmayr, G. Mészáros, J. Sölker and Günther Mayr (Head ORF Science) as well as applied genetics for human, animal and plant.

11 March 2022

Reveal of the Mendel-Bust

All day

In connection to the 150 year anniversary of the BOKU Vienna, a Mendel bust created by Daniel Fairbanks will be revealed in the Gregor-Mendel-House of BOKU.

07 April 2022

Augustinians of the 19th Century in Brno: Considerations on Beauty and Art

All day
Masaryk University, Arna Nováka 1
Brno, Czech Republic

The exhibition reminds some scientific and artistic results of Mendel´s brethren who were busy rather with humanistic arts or art.

Free
20 April 2022

The Triumph of the Unadapted: The Importance of Hybridization in the Evolution of Plants

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Munich Botanical Institute, Menzinger Strasse 67
Munich, 80638 Germany

Gregor Mendel talk at the Munich Botanical Garden

Free
23 April 2022

BIOTOPIA Lab at the Botanical Garden

April 23 - April 24
Munich Botanical Garden, Menzinger Strasse 65
Munich, 80638 Germany

The BIOTOPIA Lab converts Gregor Mende's research into hands-on experiments for children and adults.

Free
07 May 2022

Meet Mendel at the Europe Day 2022

All day
Mariahilfer Strasse, Mariahilfer Straße
Wien, 1070 Austria

The Mendel200 team at University of Vienna will be present at this year's EuropaTag 2022 to spread peas for peace!

Free
09 May 2022

International CEPLAS / IPK Summer School 2022

All day
Kloster Steinfeld, Hermann-Josef-Straße 4
Kall-Steinfeld, 53925

The Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences (CEPLAS) and the Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK) are organising a Summer School from 9 to 13 May at the Steinfeld Monastery in Kall-Steinfeld.

09 May 2022

Mendel on the Move: Gregor Johann Mendel and the Trouble-Ridden Story of Genes

All day
Various Locations,

Do you like comics? Discover the world of genetics through a creative exhibition.

Free
12 May 2022

Mendel Early Career Symposium

All day
GMI, Dr. Bohr-Gasse 3
Wien, Wien 1030 Österreich

The Mendel Symposium allows early career researchers to share their findings and network with their peers in a friendly environment.

13 May 2022

Science and Art: Genetics Society Art Competition

All day

If you are a UK-based student, why not enter your artwork into The Genetics Society Art Competition? 

Free
14 May 2022

Flower experiments – On the trail of Gregor Mendel

12:00 am
Munich Botanical Garden, Menzinger Strasse 65
Munich, 80638 Germany

A 2 hour guided tour of the Munich Botanical Garden, including hands-on workshops to learn about Gregor Mendel's research and discoveries.

Free
15 May 2022

Guided Tour on the Munich Botanical Garden Theme Path

12:00 am
Munich Botanical Garden, Menzinger Strasse 65
Munich, 80638 Germany

Walking through this garden, visitors can learn a lot about genetics.

Free
15 May 2022

International Museum Day: Gregor Mendel - Who was he?

12:00 am
Munich Botanical Garden, Menzinger Strasse 65
Munich, 80638 Germany

The Botanical Garden Munich-Nymphenburg, BIOTOPIA, and the Museum Mensch und Natur will offer a colorful and diverse program around Gregor Mendel, who laid the foundation for a new branch of biology with his crossing experiments on peas: genetics.

Free
18 May 2022

Researcher, free spirit and eccentric - on the 200th birthday of the evolution pioneer

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Munich Botanical Institute, Menzinger Strasse 67
Munich, 80638 Germany

Gregor Mendel talk at the Munich Botanical Garden

Free
20 May 2022

The Long Night of Research

5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Austrian Academy of Sciences, Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2
Wien, 1010 Austria

Time to don your lab coat and put on your thinking cap! On the third Friday of May, from 5pm to 11pm, Austria's research centers open their doors for the […]

Free
20 May 2022

Meet Mendel at the Lange Nacht der Forschung 2022

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Natural History Museum of Vienna, Burgring 7
Vienna, 1010 Austria

The Mendel200 team at University of Vienna will be present at the NHM Wien to launch our interactive science show: "Meet a Scientist- Gregor Mendel"!

Free
30 May 2022

Opening of Genetics Exhibition

5:00 pm
Mendel Museum of Masaryk University, Mendlovo náměstí 907/1a
Brno, Czech Republic

The new exhibition will provide basic information about Mendel’s experiments and findings and introduce the sciences of genetics and molecular biology.

Free
11 June 2022

Mendel Lecture at the European Human Genetics Conference

June 11 - June 14

European Human Genetics Conference Celebrates 200th Anniversary of Mendel

11 June 2022

Flower experiments – On the trail of Gregor Mendel

12:00 am
Munich Botanical Garden, Menzinger Strasse 65
Munich, 80638 Germany

A 2 hour guided tour of the Munich Botanical Garden, including hands-on workshops to learn about Gregor Mendel's research and discoveries.

Free
12 June 2022

Guided Tour on the Munich Botanical Garden Theme Path

12:00 am
Munich Botanical Garden, Menzinger Strasse 65
Munich, 80638 Germany

Walking through this garden, visitors can learn a lot about genetics.

Free
18 June 2022

Open Day IPK Gatersleben

All day
IPK Gatersleben, Corrensstraße 3
Seeland OT Gatersleben, D-06466 Deutschland

The Institute of plant genetics and crop plant research (IPK) in Leibniz has an "Open Day" that will be dedicated to the 200th birthday of Gregor Mendel.

20 June 2022

Mendel and modern plant research

All day
BOKU Tulln, Konrad Lorenz Strasse 20
Tulln an der Donau, Niederösterreich 3430 Österreich

An afternoon excursion with demonstrations about the research topics of plant-breeding, viticulture and phenotyping.

10 July 2022

Guided Tour on the Munich Botanical Garden Theme Path

12:00 am
Munich Botanical Garden, Menzinger Strasse 65
Munich, 80638 Germany

Walking through this garden, visitors can learn a lot about genetics.

Free
16 July 2022

Flower experiments – On the trail of Gregor Mendel

12:00 am
Munich Botanical Garden, Menzinger Strasse 65
Munich, 80638 Germany

A 2 hour guided tour of the Munich Botanical Garden, including hands-on workshops to learn about Gregor Mendel's research and discoveries.

Free
20 July 2022

Mendel Genetics Conference at the Augustinian Abbey

All day
Augustinian Abbey at Brno, Mendlovo náměstí
Brno, 60300 Czech Republic

A great scientific birthday party to pay tribute to the Father of Genetics – Gregor Johann Mendel, on the bicentennial of his birth in Brno, Czech Republic.

20 July 2022

Mendel Festival in Brno

All day
Augustinian Abbey at Brno, Mendlovo náměstí
Brno, 60300 Czech Republic

Annual birthday party for the father of genetics, Gregor Mendel. Celebration that will show visitors what a treasure was hidden in the heart of Brno, series of exhibitions, concerts, science shows, Mendel's favourite food, all in the Augustinian Abbey in Brno, with the free entrance.

Free
20 July 2022

Speciation by hybridization in the kingdom of fishes

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Munich Botanical Institute, Menzinger Strasse 67
Munich, 80638 Germany

Gregor Mendel talk at the Munich Botanical Garden

Free
22 July 2022

It’s All in the Mix Mendel’s Birthday Celebration Weekend in Munich

July 22 - July 23
Munich Botanical Garden, Menzinger Strasse 65
Munich, 80638 Germany

Mendel's birthday will be celebrated on July 23 and 24 at the Botanical Garden and BIOTOPIA Lab. The colorful and informative program on the action weekend will offer entertainment for all ages.

Free
14 August 2022

Guided Tour on the Munich Botanical Garden Theme Path

12:00 am
Munich Botanical Garden, Menzinger Strasse 65
Munich, 80638 Germany

Walking through this garden, visitors can learn a lot about genetics.

Free
17 August 2022

Where to put the sexual organs? - By which adaptations flowers maximize outcrossing.

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Munich Botanical Institute, Menzinger Strasse 67
Munich, 80638 Germany

Gregor Mendel talk at the Munich Botanical Garden

Free
20 August 2022

Flower experiments – On the trail of Gregor Mendel

12:00 am
Munich Botanical Garden, Menzinger Strasse 65
Munich, 80638 Germany

A 2 hour guided tour of the Munich Botanical Garden, including hands-on workshops to learn about Gregor Mendel's research and discoveries.

Free
11 September 2022

Guided Tour on the Munich Botanical Garden Theme Path

12:00 am
Munich Botanical Garden, Menzinger Strasse 65
Munich, 80638 Germany

Walking through this garden, visitors can learn a lot about genetics.

Free
12 September 2022

Breeding plants for tomorrow’s world – challenges and solutions

September 12 - September 14
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, University Street 1
Dusseldorf, 40225 Germany

The GPZ invites you to the main bi-annual conference: Breeding plants for tomorrow’s world – challenges and solutions

14 September 2022

Do hybrids and polyploids contribute sustainably to biodiversity?

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Munich Botanical Institute, Menzinger Strasse 67
Munich, 80638 Germany

Gregor Mendel talk at the Munich Botanical Garden

Free
17 September 2022

BIOTOPIA Lab at the Botanical Garden

September 17 - September 18
Munich Botanical Garden, Menzinger Strasse 65
Munich, 80638 Germany

The BIOTOPIA Lab converts Gregor Mende's research into hands-on experiments for children and adults.

Free
13 October 2022

Mendel's legacy for science and society

All day

Final Symposium of the Interreg-Project GJM200 Brno-Vienna at the Konrad-Lorenz-Institute Klosterneuburg.

17 November 2022

Innovation Award Gregor Mendel 2022

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Gregor Mendel Foundation will pay tribute to Gregor Mendel in a ceremony on 17 November 2022 in Berlin, who would celebrate his 200th birthday on 20 July.

18 November 2022

CAS Autumn-Meeting: Animal and Plant-breeding

All day

The yearly meeting of the center for agrar-sciences of BOKU looks at breeding in honor of Gregor Mendel's 200th birthday.