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What Determines the Stability of Proteins?

26 03 2013

With mathematical methods and computer simulations, Humboldt Fellow Richard Henchman (University of Manchester) is exploring the factors of protein stability – Research …

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Pia Grzesiak to be new HITS “Journalist in Residence”

15 03 2013

This content is only available in German. Heidelberger Institut für Theoretische Studien fördert den Dialog zwischen Wissenschaftsjournalisten und Forschern – …

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Protein origami: Quick folders are the best

31 01 2013

The evolutionary history of proteins shows that protein folding is an important factor. Especially the speed of protein folding plays a …

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Small change for a big improvement – halogen bonds and drug discovery

18 01 2013

Halogen bonding has been applied in crystal engineering, materials research, and nanotechnology for some time. Scientists from the Heidelberg Institute for …

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