Genetics: Started by Mendel Panel Discussion

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 5:45pm to 7:45pm
RSVP Required
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panel discussion

The Embassy of the Czech Republic invites you to the panel discussion Genetics: Started by Mendel, with experts from Mendel University in Brno and Palacky University, Olomouc, on May 11, 2017, 5:45 pm. The National Institute of Health calls Gregor Mendel the founder of modern genetics. He was born, studied, lived, and worked in many places that are now a part of present-day Czech Republic. Come and talk to those who keep his legacy are transforming the frontiers of genetics.      

Location: Embassy of the Czech Republic, 3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008


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Expert panelists include:

Prof. Ladislav Havel, Rector of Mendel University in Brno

From 1919 until Now – Getting to 100 Without Getting Old

Vaclav Trojan, Ph.D., Director of Technology Transfer Center, Mendel University in Brno

Purple Wheat Flakes, PS Karkulka – See What Genetics Can Do

Prof. Jaroslav Miller, M.A. M.Sc., Ph.D. Rector, Palacky University, Olomouc

243 Study Programs – Running Fast into the Future

Prof. RNDr. Ivo Frebort, CSc., Ph.D., Director of the Center of the Region Hana for Biotechnological and Agricultural Research, Dean of the Faculty of Science, Palacky University, Olomouc

Genomics and Genetics of Cereals

Marian Hajduch, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine, Palacky University – From Genome Evolution to Clinical Revolution