The Mendel Medal is named after Gregor Mendel (1822-84), famous for his experiments on heredity in peas and founder of genetics as a scientific discipline. The Mendel Medal is awarded by the President of the Genetics Society, usually twice within the President's term of office, to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to research in any field of genetics.
2015 Professor John Doebley
2017 Professor David Baulcombe
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