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.


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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Paper accepted at NeurIPS 2021!

19. October 2021

Federico López, NLP group PhD candidate, is the first author of a paper that was accepted as a spotlight paper …

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Searching for a way out of the brain fog caused by COVID-19

1. October 2021

HITS is a partner in the new EU-funded research program “BRAVE” that proposes tackling COVID-19 brain inflammation with computer-designed molecules. The …

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More than the sum of its parts: Combining models to improve COVID-19 forecasts

29. September 2021

Soon after the beginning of the pandemic, researchers from the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) and the Karlsruhe Institute of …

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Woman in Science

23. September 2021

Svenja de Buhr is a doctoral researcher in the MBM group and today one of the protagonists in the video series “…

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