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Mendel Medal Award 2020—Rescheduled

Due the exigencies of Covid-19 medical crisis and other scheduling factors, the Mendel Medal Award for 2020, originally planned for Friday and Saturday, November 13-14, 2020, has been rescheduled for Friday and Saturday, October 29-30, 2021. The recipients of the award remain Dr. Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Distinguished University Professor, Geography (Atmospheric Sciences) Senior Research Scientist, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at The Ohio State University, and Dr. Lonnie G. Thompson, Distinguished University Professor in the School of Earth Sciences and a Research Scientist in the Byrd Polar Research Center at The Ohio State University. On behalf of the Mendel Medal Selection Committee, we look forward to seeing you at this celebration of Gregor Mendel’s achievements and those of our honorees. Sincerely, Kail C. Ellis, OSA, Chair