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.

Mechanosensing of focal adhesion kinase

9. November 2015

Why do astronauts suffer from bone loss? Astronauts lose bone mass because of the low gravity in space. Bones need mechanical …

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Higher Teichmüller theory and Higgs bundles: Hengstberger Symposium in Heidelberg

2. November 2015

From November 2 – 6, 2015, Dr. Daniele Alessandrini, Dr. Gye-Seon Lee, and Dr. Ana Peón-Nieto from the Differential Geometry research group at Heidelberg …

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When the Label Matters: Adsorption of Labeled and Unlabeled Proteins on Charged Surfaces

2. November 2015

Fluorescent labels are often attached to proteins in order to experimentally study their binding and adsorption to flat surfaces. Ideally, these …

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Andreas Reuter appointed senior professor at Heidelberg University

29. October 2015

Expert for information technologies will develop further the IT infrastructure for data-driven science The Heidelberg based expert on information technologies, Prof. …

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Dr. Emiliano Ippoliti (Forschungszentrum Jülich), Dr. Prajwal Nandekar (HITS Heidelberg), Mr. Mohammed Khaled Tumbi (University of Nottingham); Photo taken by Prof. Charles Laughton

CECAM Workshop Hackathon

26. October 2015

Congratulations to Prajwal Nandekar who participated in the “CECAM Extended Software Development Workshop” in Forschungszentrum Jülich on 12-17 October 2015, and …

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Smartphones, Dark Matter & Code – Kai Polsterer @ ADASS in Sydney

23. October 2015

Three hundred international astronomers and software engineers will gather in Sydney during 25-29 October for the 25th annual Astronomical Data Analysis …

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Award for Paper on Simulation of Flow Processes

12. October 2015

SIAM Society honours research publication in the field of applied mathematics With one of the highest possible awards in the field …

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Durch die ultraschnelle, aber zugleich gezielte Bindung rast der Rezeptor (goldfarben) durch die mit ungeordneten Proteinen gefüllte Pore in den Zellkern, während unerwünschte Moleküle ferngehalten werden. (Bild: Mercadante /HITS) The ultrafast and yet selective binding allows the receptor (gold) to rapidly travel through the pore filled with disordered proteins (blue) into the nucleus, while any unwanted molecules are kept outside. (Image: Mercadante /HITS)

In “Cell”: Floppy but fast

9. October 2015

Inside cells, communication between the nucleus, which harbours our precious genetic material, and the cytoplasm is mediated by the constant exchange …

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Vorlesung: “White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes – Compact Objects in Astrophysics”

8. October 2015

Winter semester 2015/2016 at Universität Heidelberg

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Welcome Csaba!

7. October 2015

A warm welcome to Csaba Daday that joined us from the Biomolecular Electronic Structure group of Prof. Claudia Filippi in Twente. …

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