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Using Bioinformatics algorithms to predict the European Football Championship

25. June 2021

Researchers from the Computational Molecular Evolution (CME) group at HITS have simulated the knock-out phase of the European Football Championship using …

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The good, the bad, and the spaghetti code: Software put to the test

21. May 2021

Computer scientists at HITS and KIT Karlsruhe have developed “SoftWipe”, a largely automated open source tool and benchmark to assess the …

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Traps and code: assessing insect biodiversity in Southern Crete

16. April 2021

HITS group leader Alexandros Stamatakis (Computational Molecular Evolution) is one of the coordinators in a citizen science project to asses insect …

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Corona variants: Tackle the bioinformatics bottleneck!

3. March 2021

In the light of fast-spreading coronavirus variants, genomic surveillance has become of great importance to fight the pandemic.  In a …

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104 minutes of science

24. February 2021

In an online conversation, Casey Dunn, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University, and HITS group leader Alexis Stamatakis …

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Again: “Highly Cited Researcher“ at HITS

18. November 2020

For five years running, computer scientist Alexandros Stamatakis from the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) has been named one of …

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A difficult task: Phylogenetic analysis of SARS-CoV-2 data

13. August 2020

Computer scientists from HITS and KIT review the challenges for phylogenetic methods in analyzing the evolution of the corona virus: Large …

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Again: “Highly Cited Researcher” at HITS

19. November 2019

HITS scientist Alexandros Stamatakis belongs to the most cited researchers worldwide, according to this year’s “Highly Cited Researchers” ranking by …

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Computing the tree of life: The Computational Molecular Evolution group at HITS

11. December 2018

The “Scientific Computing“ group (SCO, group leader: Prof. Alexandros Stamatakis) will change its name as of January 1st, 2019: To better reflect …

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Effort clarifies major branch of insect tree of life

29. November 2018

A team of international researchers just published a new study on Hemiptera, using a vast amount molecular data to investigate their …

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