A Monk And His Pea

A Poem About The Father Of Modern Genetics

Gregor Mendel was an Austrian monk and farmer who studied variations in over 5,000 pea plants between 1856 and 1863 that became the basis of the rules of heredity and inheritance in genetics.  In ninth grade biology class, I wrote a silly poem about him called A Monk And His Pea(more…)

I Was On TV!

Back in September, my friend Mikaela Pfeifer and I shared the counter of Le Pigeon with TV host Andrew Zimmern. It finally aired this week, and the segment we’re in appears at the 19-minute mark: