HITS conducts basic research in the natural sciences, mathematics and computer science with a focus on the processing, structuring, and analyzing of large amounts of complex data and the development of computational methods and software. The research fields range from molecular biology to astrophysics.
Accessible and shareable health information is crucial for good healthcare. Scientists of the Scientific Databases and Visualization group (SDBV) at HITS …
Tumor invasion and metastasis are major problems in the therapy of cancer patients. A team of researchers at the Heidelberg Institute …
HITS is partner of the international research consortium “MESI-STRAT” that explores the interplay of breast cancer metabolism and oncogenic signaling by …
Are you an experienced science journalist? Would you like to delve into new areas of research and deepen your technical knowledge? …
Recently, HITS researchers from the Molecular and Cellular Modeling (MCM) group have been appointed to boards of the Journal of Chemical …
HITS group leaders Prof. Dr. Frauke Gräter (MBM) and Prof. Dr. Michael Strube (NLP) have been …
Studio Villa Bosch
The AIN group develops new methods and tools to deal with the exponentially increasing amount of data in astronomy.
The CCC group uses state-of-the-art computational chemistry to explore and exploit diverse functional organic materials.
The CME group focuses on developing algorithms, computer architectures, and high-performance computing solutions for bioinformatics.
The CST group focuses on the theory and practice of forecasts as well as on spatial statistics.
The DMQ group uses stochastic mathematical models, high-performance computing, and hardware-aware computing to quantify the impact of uncertainties in large data sets.
The GRG group investigates various mathematical problems in the fields of geometry and topology, which involve the interplay between geometric spaces.
The MCM group focuses on the interactions of biomolecules. Research methods include interactive, web-based visualization tools and atomic-detail molecular simulations.
The MBM group focuses on deciphering how proteins have been designed to specifically respond to mechanical forces in the cellular environment or as a biomaterial.
The NLP group develops methods, algorithms, and tools for the automatic analysis of natural language.
The PSO group models thermonuclear explosions of white dwarf stars leading to the astronomical phenomenon of Type Ia supernovae.
The SDBV group improves data storage and the search for life science data, making storage, search, and processing simple to use for domain experts who are not computer scientists.
This is only available in English