Shenc symposium on von Willebrand factor

2. June 2015

We are happy to announce the upcoming of a symposium on the most recent advances in von Willebrand factor research. The symposium will be held within the Shenc consortium and will cover a broad range of aspects of von Willebrand function and disfunction, its role in homeostasis and diseases, as well as the biomechanical aspects of its functioning.

More information about SHENC and the upcoming meetings can be found here. The flyer of this particular event, including the scientific program can be downloaded here.

About HITS

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) was established in 2010 by the physicist and SAP co-founder Klaus Tschira (1940-2015) and the Klaus Tschira Foundation as a private, non-profit research institute. 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. The shareholders of HITS are the HITS-Stiftung, which is a subsidiary of the Klaus Tschira Foundation, Heidelberg University and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). HITS also cooperates with other universities and research institutes and with industrial partners. The base funding of HITS is provided by the HITS Stiftung with funds received from the Klaus Tschira Foundation. The primary external funding agencies are the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the German Research Foundation (DFG), and the European Union.

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