Current Heineman Awardee

In May 2020 Dr. Andrea Flack received the research award for scientists working in the fields of biological and biomedical research which is funded by the Minna-James-Heineman-Sitftung and administered by the Minerva Stiftung.

Andrea Flack

Dr. Andrea Flack

MPI for Animal Behavior - Department of Migration
Am Obstberg 1, 78315 Radolfszell
+49 7732 1501-26


Collective migration in a long-distance migrant: Andrea Flack aims to understand the relative contributions of inherited, environmental and social factors on migratory decisions of storks; she connects collective movement phenomena to ecological and population-level processes.

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2020    Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for Animal Behavior, Konstanz, Germany
  • 2013 - 2020  Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for Animal Behavior, Radolfzell, Germany
  • 2009 - 2013  DPhil Zoology, University of Oxford, Collective decision-making in avian navigation
  • 2009              Diploma in Biology, Freie Universität Berlin

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