Mendel’s Heirs: Eva Wallner

Eva Wallner conducted her first plant cross-breeding experiment at an early age, after she watched a documentary about Gregor Mendel.

Eva, a post-doctoral fellow at GMI, investigates how highly specialized plant organs, called stomata, are formed. Stomata are pores in the epidermis of the aerial plant body that can open and close to allow gas exchange with the environment.

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Mendel’s Heirs: Michelle Cooper

Michelle Cooper, an award-winning middle school science teacher, teaches Mendel to her students. Her students use the punnett square, a graphical representation of Mendelian inheritance, …

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Mendel’s Heirs: Alexis Arizpe

Alexis Arizpe, a researcher at GMI, dreams of wrinkled peas when asked about Gregor Mendel. Alexis’s research revolves around tree growth and their coping mechanisms …

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Mendel Walk

The Mendel Walk Vienna: Stop 3, Mendel the Science Student

The first stop of the Mendel walk is in the Gregor Mendel Street in the north of Vienna. Find out more about the “Fan Club” there.

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