A warm welcome to Isabel who has recently joined MBM group as a PhD student.
Isabel did her master studies in Molecular Biosciences at the University of Heidelberg. In her master thesis with Prof. Dr. Michael Knop she studied protein-protein interactions in the yeast HOG-pathway with fluorescence cross-correlation spectroscopy.
In her PhD at the MBM group she will be investigating mechanosensing of protein kinases using MD simulations. Her focus lies on the integrin-linked kinase and the abl kinase. Welcome!
The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) was established in 2010 by the physicist and SAP co-founder Klaus Tschira (1940-2015) and the Klaus Tschira Foundation as a private, non-profit research institute. HITS conducts basic research in the natural sciences, mathematics and computer science, with a focus on the processing, structuring, and analyzing of large amounts of complex data and the development of computational methods and software. The research fields range from molecular biology to astrophysics. The shareholders of HITS are the HITS-Stiftung, which is a subsidiary of the Klaus Tschira Foundation, Heidelberg University and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). HITS also cooperates with other universities and research institutes and with industrial partners. The base funding of HITS is provided by the HITS Stiftung with funds received from the Klaus Tschira Foundation. The primary external funding agencies are the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the German Research Foundation (DFG), and the European Union.
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