Visit the G. J. Mendel exhibition in Brussels and discover the story of the founder of genetics!


On 4 July, the official opening of the exhibition took place in Brussels. The event attracted almost 50 participants.

The Czech Liaison Office for Education and Research in Brussels (CZELO) together with the Representation of the South Moravian Region to the EU in Brussels, the Mendel University in Brno, the city of Brno and the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU organized on 4 July the official opening of the exhibition Gregor Johann Mendel and the Trouble-Ridden Story of Genes in Brussels. The event attracted almost 50 participants and was linked to celebrations of Mendel´s birth anniversary and to the start of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU. 



It is a traveling exhibition consisting of ten double-sided English panels that, based on the comics of Magnesia Litera Prize winner Lucie Seifertová, presents the life and discoveries of the founder of genetics Gregor Johann Mendel in an entertaining way. The exhibition is open to the general public. Following Mendel's anniversary, the Mendel Genetics Conference will be held in Brno on 20 – 23 July, with a focus on human genetics. 

You can visit the exhibition until 4 August at Place Jean Rey nearby European Committee of the Regions in Brussels.