Gregor Mendel

1822 - 1884


Know for his work in Genetics

Gregor Mendel
By Alexander Kaupp

Gregor Mendel is known for his study in Genetics. Mendel figured out that pea traits were either dominant or recessive. When a pure bread plant is crossed with a cross bread plant the dominant genes are shown and the recessive are hidden. Gregor Mendel was a monk who studied Genetics. He is know as the father of Genetics. He went to the University of Vienna and he studied Chemistry and Physics.