Press Releases

On these pages you can find all the latest press releases of HITS. We regularly report on personal changes, achievements, events, and of course the latest research news. If you’re a journalist and would like to be notified about our news via e-mail, please contact Peter Saueressig (peter.saueressig@h-its.org).

“The magic triangle” advances molecular research with machine learning and simulations

28. April 2022

The “SIMPLAIX” collaboration started with an inaugural symposium in Heidelberg.  Researchers from HITS, Heidelberg University, and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (…

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Computer simulations and Artificial Intelligence – a “booster” for molecular research

7. April 2022

In the new “SIMPLAIX” collaboration, researchers from HITS, Heidelberg University, and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) are addressing challenges in the …

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“Something in the way they move” – zooming in on cell migration

17. March 2022

Getting from A to B can be a tricky business, especially for cells on the move. An international team of researchers …

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Carl Smith named “Journalist in Residence” at HITS

2. February 2022

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

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Digital tools for effective virus research

27. January 2022

The “Serratus” cloud-computing infrastructure enables researchers to effectively search public sequence databases for biological viruses. So far, more than 130,000 new RNA …

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ERC Starting Grant for HITS group leader

10. January 2022

Ganna Gryn’ova, head of the Computational Carbon Chemistry group at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, has been awarded approximately €1.5 …

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New Research Project: Mathematical Oncology in Heidelberg

9. December 2021

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Heidelberg is working together to develop mathematical modeling to help decipher tumor development in hereditary …

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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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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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Computational Oncology: Exploring the origin of Colon Cancer

22. July 2021

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in men and women worldwide. Due to the microscopic size of the …

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