Giants" in genetics

Reginald Punnett

British genetics, co-founded with Willam Basteson, journal of Genetics in 1910, best remembered today as the creator of the punette square. His Mendelism is sometimes said to be the first textbooks on Genetics, it was probably the first science book to introduce

Born 6/20/1875 -1/03/1967

Reginald Punnett

Gregor Mendel

Gregor Mendel

Gregor Mendel, known as the "father of modern genetics," was born in Austria in 1822. A monk, Mendel discovered the basic principles of heredity through experiments in his monastery's garden. His experiments showed that the inheritance of certain traits in pea plants follows particular patterns, subsequently becoming the foundation of modern genetics and leading to the study of heredity.