News Year: 2021

On the front cover: Brownian Dynamics Simulations of Proteins in the Presence of Surfaces

9. June 2021

Brownian dynamics simulations are well-suited to study processes governed by diffusion, such as the adsorption of protein molecules to a mica …

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Welcome Chris!

7. June 2021

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

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Welcome Jannik!

1. June 2021

A warm welcome to Jannik who has recently (re-)joined the MBM group. Here are a few words from Jannik about …

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Investigating cancer development with the help of mathematics

28. May 2021

Scientists from Heidelberg have found a way to trace cancer formation using mathematical models. The results have now been published in …

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The good, the bad, and the spaghetti code: Software put to the test

21. May 2021

Computer scientists at HITS and KIT Karlsruhe have developed “SoftWipe”, a largely automated open source tool and benchmark to assess the …

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ERC Advanced Grant for HITS group leader

22. April 2021

Mathematician Anna Wienhard has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant. She is group leader of the associated “Groups and Geometry” group …

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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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