Gregor Mendel was born in 1822. In monastery known for research and teaching also Known as “The Father of Genetics“. This lecture focus to present on History of DNA; scientists who discovered DNA. Gregor Mendel was first scientist to describe how traits are inherited and Looked at pea plants for 8 years. He studied 9 generations of plants. Mendel’s Observations: He noticed that peas are easy to breed for pure traits and he called the pure strains purebreds. He developed pure strains of peas for seven different traits (i.e. tall or short, round or wrinkled, yellow or green, etc.) and he crossed these pure strains to produce hybrids.