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When machines learn for science

28. September 2022

Computer scientist Jan Stühmer leads the new HITS research group “Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence” (MLI). He was concurrently appointed …

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Integrative data-intensive research for better drug design

21. September 2022

The 23rd EuroQSAR Symposium in Heidelberg, Germany will focus on “Integrative Data-Intensive Approaches to Drug Design” and be attended by about 300 …

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Deadline 18 September: Call for “HITS Journalist in Residence” in 2023

17. August 2022

Are you an experienced science journalist? Would you like to delve into new areas of research and deepen your technical knowledge? …

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HITS: Call for “Journalist in Residence” in 2023

27. June 2022

Are you an experienced science journalist? Would you like to delve into new areas of research and deepen your technical knowledge? …

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“The magic triangle” advances molecular research with machine learning and simulations

28. April 2022

The “SIMPLAIX” collaboration started with an inaugural symposium in Heidelberg.  Researchers from HITS, Heidelberg University, and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (…

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Computer simulations and Artificial Intelligence – a “booster” for molecular research

7. April 2022

In the new “SIMPLAIX” collaboration, researchers from HITS, Heidelberg University, and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) are addressing challenges in the …

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“Something in the way they move” – zooming in on cell migration

17. March 2022

Getting from A to B can be a tricky business, especially for cells on the move. An international team of researchers …

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Carl Smith named “Journalist in Residence” at HITS

2. February 2022

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) gives science journalists the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of computer-based, data-driven science with …

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Digital tools for effective virus research

27. January 2022

The “Serratus” cloud-computing infrastructure enables researchers to effectively search public sequence databases for biological viruses. So far, more than 130,000 new RNA …

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ERC Starting Grant for HITS group leader

10. January 2022

Ganna Gryn’ova, head of the Computational Carbon Chemistry group at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, has been awarded approximately €1.5 …

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