A warm welcome to Lena Thärichen that has just joined the MBM group as an intern.
Lena is a master student of molecular biotechnology at Heidelberg University.
Lena will investigate the effects of an allosteric disulfide bond in the platelet integrin αIIbβ3 regarding structural dynamics upon thiol reduction. Welcome!
HITS, the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, was established in 2010 by 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, mathematical, and computer sciences. Major research directions include complex simulations across scales, making sense of data, and enabling science via computational research. Application areas range from molecular biology to astrophysics. An essential characteristic of the Institute is interdisciplinarity, implemented in numerous cross-group and cross-disciplinary projects. The base funding of HITS is provided by the Klaus Tschira Foundation.