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).

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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How Human Cells Can Dissolve Damaging Protein Aggregates

11. August 2015

Heidelberg researchers decode fundamental mechanism using in-vitro experiments Cellular repair systems can dissolve aggregated proteins and now Heidelberg researchers have successfully …

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How Complex Problems Become Simple

22. July 2015

Mathematician Anna Wienhard is the new Research Group Leader at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS). In addition to her …

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HITS at Explore Science

2. July 2015

This content is only available in German. Bewegungen gibt es überall. Wir hüpfen und laufen, Vögel fliegen, Wasser und …

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HITS: Call for „Journalist in Residence“ 2016

1. June 2015

Are you an experienced science journalist? Would you like a change of scenery, and the chance to get away from your …

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New Standards in Biotechnology

21. May 2015

A new working group for data processing and integration in biotechnology has been set up by the International Organization for Standardization, …

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A warm welcome to Dr. Lipi Thukral!

19. May 2015

Dr. Lipi Thukral is Scientist Research Fellow in Computational Biophysics at the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB) …

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Girls‘ Day – Premiere am HITS: Wie Forschung mit dem Computer funktioniert

30. April 2015

This Text is only available in German. Am 23. April 2015 nahm das Heidelberger Institut für Theoretische Studien (HITS) zum ersten Mal …

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Von Wetter, Schlangen und Molekülen: Girls‘ Day am HITS

21. April 2015

– Sorry, this press release is only available in German – Am 23. April, dem bundesweiten Girls‘ Day, gibt das Heidelberger Institut für …

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