News Year: 2023

Sarbani Basu

3. August 2023

Klaus Tschira Guest Professor, September – November 2022 “It´s almost like being a postdoc again”, says Sarbani Basu, sitting at the desk …

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Antonis Rokas

2. August 2023

Klaus Tschira Guest Professor, June – September 2022 He steps out onto the terrace and enjoys the view of the garden, which is …

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Holding on to letting go – the Power of Bonds in Cell Stability

1. August 2023

Two-component adhesives are a brilliant invention. Scientists at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) have found that the principle behind …

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The Universal Sound of Black Holes

31. July 2023

They are mysterious, exciting and inescapable – black holes are some of the most exotic objects in the Universe. With gravitational-wave detectors, …

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New SIMPLAIX PI: Tristan Bereau

26. July 2023

Computational physicist Tristan Bereau, professor at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, Heidelberg University, has been appointed new Principal Investigator in the …

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Anya’s author profile in Helvetica Chimica Acta

20. July 2023

Read Anya’s thoughts on the challenges and future of computational chemistry, find out why she became a computational chemist, and …

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HITS: Call for “Journalist in Residence” in 2024

20. July 2023

Call for 2024: HITS Journalist in Residence program open for applications. Deadline: 28 September 2023

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A special honor for a splendid scientist

13. July 2023

Former HITS group leader Anna Wienhard received recognition as a “HITS Fellow”, the highest distinction that the institute awards. The award …

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The sacrifice within – how collagen’s weak bonds help protect tissue

3. July 2023

HITS researchers publish new findings on collagen, the most abundant protein in our body: So-called “sacrificial bonds” in collagen break faster …

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Tools for molecular design

29. June 2023

On 21-23 June 2023, two workshops on Brain research took place at the Mathematikon, Heidelberg University: The second HBPMolSIM training workshop on …

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