News Year: 2014

Composite Materials

02 12 2014

Polymeric materials show outstanding mechanical properties and have attracted a great deal of scientific interest. By means of all-atom molecular dynamics, …

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Focal Adhesion Kinase is a mechanosensor!

02 12 2014

MD simulations of a FAK fragment containing the catalytic and FERM domains in different protein system are carried out to compare …

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Portrait of Michele Catanzaro

01 12 2014

In his attic office, piles of paper are spread on the desk: copies of scientific articles, newspaper clippings, books and handwritten …

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No. 17 | 12-2014

01 12 2014

Everything about the new foundations for HITS, the biggest computational analysis of the insect tree of life as well as a …

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Proteins under shear flow

30 11 2014

Shear flow, as it occurs for example in blood vessel, is an alternative way of subjecting proteins to forces for signalling …

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Extremely elastic proteins

24 11 2014

The ultimate properties of proteins with respect to their ability to be force-reactive, are coarsely described by their capacity to withstand …

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Interaction between intrinsically disordered proteins and structured partners

24 11 2014

On the line of maturing new understanding of the factors regulating the correct dynamics of intrinsically disordered proteins in solution, one …

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Conformational dynamics of intrinsically disordered proteins

24 11 2014

Intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs) lack, by definition, of a well-defined three-dimensional structure and therefore explore a much larger conformational ensemble with …

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HITSter wins Heidelberg Science Slam

20 11 2014

Lucas Czech, PhD student in the HITS group Scientific Computing (SCO), won the Heidelberg Science Slam at O’Reilly’s Heidelberg …

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PhD defense

15 11 2014

Our visiting PhD student Paschalia Kapli, that visited our lab twice, successfully defended her PhD at the University of Crete on …

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