For excellent scientific achievements in animal breeding and genetics, with 188 SCI listed publications, including articles in nature and nature genetics.

During a mini-symposium organized by the the Gregor-Mendel-Society Vienna and BOKU celebrating the International Mendel Day on March 6, 2020 at BOKU-Festsaal, Prof. Johann Sölkner received the Gregor Mendel Memorial Medal 2020. The award was bestowed through the director general of the Moravian Muzesum, Jiri Mitacek and the director of the Mendelianum Brno, Jiri Sekerak.

We congratulate cordially!