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Time and again: “Highly Cited Researcher“ at HITS

16. November 2022

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

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European Research: Biodiversity computing in the “hotspot” Crete

10. November 2022

Bioinformatician Alexandros Stamatakis (HITS Heidelberg and KIT Karlsruhe) will receive funding of 2.4 million euros from the European Commission for an ERA …

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ReStore checkpointing library

19. October 2022

Fault-tolerant distributed applications require mechanisms to recover data lost via a process failure. On modern cluster systems it is typically impractical …

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Klaus Tschira Guest Professors at HITS

29. September 2022

The Klaus Tschira Guest Professorship Program has started this year. It aims to reach internationally renowned scientists for sabbaticals or extended …

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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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A living lab of evolutionary biology

9. June 2022

“The Aegean archipelago” is designed to help schoolkids play games to better understand that life forms on Earth have changed over …

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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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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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“Test of Time Award” for HITS researcher

13. September 2021

Alexandros Stamatakis, group leader at HITS and professor at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), has received the “Test of Time …

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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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