News Year: 2021

Traps and code: assessing insect biodiversity in Southern Crete

16. April 2021

HITS group leader Alexandros Stamatakis (Computational Molecular Evolution) is one of the coordinators in a citizen science project to asses insect …

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Putting computing power together against SARS-CoV-2

12. April 2021

European scientists identified potent inhibitors of the SARS-CoV-2 main protease, a promising target for antiviral compounds.

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Issue 1 | 2021

10. March 2021

HITS welcomes new group leader Fabian Schneider, who started in January 2021. The astrophysicist is currently establishing his own research group “Stellar …

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Corona variants: Tackle the bioinformatics bottleneck!

3. March 2021

In the light of fast-spreading coronavirus variants, genomic surveillance has become of great importance to fight the pandemic.  In a …

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How can we rely on AI?

24. February 2021

Statisticians from HITS, KIT, and Heidelberg University introduce the new “CORP” approach to better determine the reliability of forecasting methods. CORP …

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104 minutes of science

24. February 2021

In an online conversation, Casey Dunn, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University, and HITS group leader Alexis Stamatakis …

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MGMS Lecture: Rebecca Wade

9. February 2021

Rebecca Wade, leader of the Molecular Modeling (MCM) group, is the lecturer for the 2020 Molecular Graphics and Modelling Society (MGMS) Lecture …

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Welcome Liza!

4. February 2021

A warm welcome to Liza who has recently joined the MBM group. Here are a few words from Liza about herself: …

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Registration open: Biological Diffusion and Brownian Dynamics Brainstorm 5 (BDBDB5)

26. January 2021

Biological Diffusion and Brownian Dynamics Brainstorm 5 (BDBDB5: https://bdbdb.h-its.org/) will take place in virtual format on 24-25 …

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Siobhan Roberts – Journalist in Residence 2020

21. January 2021

The Canadian science journalist and author Siobhan Roberts was the HITS “Journalist in Residence” 2020. Siobhan Roberts has worked as a freelance …

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