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.
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
Location: Embassy of the Czech Republic
3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
RSVP by May 8
This event is part of the European Month of Culture (EUMC). Now in its fifth year, EUMC is a month-long festival of innovative and creative events for the American public highlighting the diverse cultures of all 28 European Union Member countries. Enjoy film, dance, music, theatre, exhibits, language classes, workshops and more in great venues throughout Washington DC. Most events are free! To see all EUMC events, click here.