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.

When machines learn for science

28. September 2022

Computer scientist Jan Stühmer leads the new HITS research group “Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence” (MLI). He was concurrently appointed …

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Integrative data-intensive research for better drug design

21. September 2022

The 23rd EuroQSAR Symposium in Heidelberg, Germany will focus on “Integrative Data-Intensive Approaches to Drug Design” and be attended by about 300 …

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Issue 3 | 2022

16. September 2022

In recent years, hardly any buzzword has become as much a part of everyday human life as “artificial intelligence” – from voice …

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SIMPLAIX No 5 – a certain scent of magic

16. September 2022

On 15 September afternoon, the 5th SIMPLAIX internal meeting took place at the Studio Villa Bosch in Heidelberg. More than 20 members of …

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Up or Down? Nowcasting COVID-19 hospitalisation figures

24. August 2022

Outreach talk (in German) by HITS scientist Johannes Bracher on how nowcasting can help predict COVID-19 hospitalisation figures more accurately At …

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News from inside the stars

19. August 2022

Outreach talk by HITS group leader Saskia Hekker about asteroseismology and how stars sound At the “Open Day” 2022, HITS group leader …

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Deadline 18 September: Call for “HITS Journalist in Residence” in 2023

17. August 2022

Are you an experienced science journalist? Would you like to delve into new areas of research and deepen your technical knowledge? …

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Who will win? Phylogenetics help to predict

12. August 2022

Outreach talk (in German) by HITS group leader Alexandros Stamatakis about efficiently simulating elimination tournaments using concepts from phylogenetics At the “…

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Multiscale simulations unveil molecular mechanisms that shape brain plasticity

1. August 2022

New publication on multiscale molecular simulations to investigate adenylyl cyclase-based signaling in the brain, together with colleagues collaborating in the Human …

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Integrative data-intensive approaches to drug design

28. July 2022

The 23rd EuroQSAR Symposium will take place in Heidelberg, chaired by HITS group leader Rebecca Wade. Deadline for abstract submission: 4 August 2022 …

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