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.

HITS: Call for “Journalist in Residence” in 2025

3. July 2024

Call for 2025: HITS Journalist in Residence program open for applications. Deadline: 15 September 2023

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Frauke Gräter Appointed Director at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research

25. June 2024

After fifteen years at the Institute, HITS group leader Frauke Gräter will be new Director at the Max Planck Institute …

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Digital babies created to improve infant healthcare

24. June 2024

Researchers at University of Galway, the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) Heidelberg University, and Heidelberg University Hospital have created digital …

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Rebecca Wade appointed member of the CECAM Scientific Advisory Committee

11. June 2024

HITS group leader Rebecca Wade (Molecular and Cellular Modeling group) has been named a member of the CECAM Scientific Advisory Committee. …

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Issue 2 | 2024

10. June 2024

Mechanobiology studies how cells can sense and respond to mechanical forces.  Together with two colleagues, HITS group leader Frauke Gräter …

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Felicitas Mokler named HITS “Journalist in Residence”

29. May 2024

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

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Stretched beyond the limits of the cell: the molecular biomechanics of collagen

22. May 2024

HITS researcher Frauke Gräter receives an HFSP Research Grant Award for a project on a novel form of mechanosensing. Together …

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2nd SIMPLAIX Workshop: Thanks to all participants!

20. May 2024

A big thank you to all the speakers and participants for making the 2nd SIMPLAIX Workshop on “Machine Learning for Multiscale …

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Do we really understand catalysis? Michele Parrinello at the HITS-SIMPLAIX Colloquium

13. May 2024

On 22 April 2024, Michele Parrinnello from the Italian Institute of Technology, Genova (Italy) gave a joint HITS-SIMPLAIX Colloquium on the recent developments …

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Uncovering the complexity of collagen

24. April 2024

Debora Monego, PostDoc in the Molecular Biomechanics (MBM) Group at HITS, has been awarded the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowship (…

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