News

What´s new at HITS? On this page you can find the latest news from and about HITS, including the latest scientific discoveries, personal achievements by our researchers or general changes at HITS.

Revisiting star formation in the era of big data

1. December 2021

HITS group leader Kai Polsterer selected member of an international team at the International Space Science Institute Kai Polsterer, head of …

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How can a surface guide centriole assembly?

30. November 2021

Centrioles are cell organelles with a cylindrical shape and a 9-fold radially symmetric architecture. They play a role in the formation …

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“TULIPS” lets astronomy flourish in the classroom

30. November 2021

HITS researcher Eva Laplace has developed a software that visualizes the evolution of stars in short movies. For this project that …

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FAIRDOM-SEEK – a web-based platform for scientific datasets

25. November 2021

FAIRDOM-SEEK is an open source, web-based platform for the management of heterogeneous scientific research datasets, models or simulations, workflows, and research …

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Job

Congratulations Florian Franz

18. November 2021

We would like to congratulate Florian Franz who successfully defended his PhD thesis last week! Congratulations! The whole MBM group wishes …

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Printing fuel cell membranes: Simulations of shear thinning in Nafion

17. November 2021

Fuel cells offer a promising energy generation alternative for a wide range of technologies thanks to their ecological friendliness and unparalleled …

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And again: “Highly Cited Researcher“ at HITS

16. November 2021

For six years running, computer scientist Alexandros Stamatakis from the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) has been named one of …

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New version of TRAPP released

4. November 2021

Researchers from the Molecular and Cellular Modeling (MCM) group at HITS released a new version of the TRAnsient Pockets in Proteins (…

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τRAMD – compute protein-ligand dissociation rates and explore dissociation mechanisms

4. November 2021

Researchers from the Molecular and Cellular Modeling (MCM) group at HITS have developed and validated τRAMD (τ-Random Acceleration Molecular Dynamics),an …

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SDA7 – Brownian Dynamics Simulations of Proteins

4. November 2021

Researchers from the Molecular and Cellular Modeling (MCM) group at HITS are developing the software “Simulation of Diffusional Association” (SDA) 7. …

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