Everett Mendelsohn

With sadness we share the passing of Society Emeritus member Everett Mendelsohn who died on June 6, 2023 at the age of 91. The MBL flag will be lowered in his memory.

Mendelsohn, Professor of the History of Science (Emeritus) at Harvard University, was an alumnus of the 1955 Embryology, and more recently was a regular participant in the History of Biology Seminars.  In this video, Mendelsohn, talks about his early experiences at the MBL and recounts meetings with Clifford Grobstein, John Trinkaus, George Wald, and others in the Woods Hole community. Read more about Mendelsohn's remarkable life and career in the New York Times.