Dr. Egon Heiss, Head of Zoology & Strategic Development

Dr. Egon Heiss, Head of Zoology & Strategic Development

Dr. Heiss computed his diploma- and PhD-studies of biology with special focus on zoology, at the Universities of Innsbruck and Vienna (Austria), after which he moved to Antwerp (Belgium) for a postdoctoral research project. From 2014-2019 he worked at the Institute of Zoology at the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena (Germany) as an Assistant Professor. Since October 2019 he is part of the Ark-Biodiversity team. Heiss is an enthusiastic zoologist with special expertise in the fields of animal diversity, morphology, behavior and evolution.