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Who will win? Phylogenetics help to predict

Outreach talk (in German) by HITS group leader Alexandros Stamatakis about efficiently simulating elimination tournaments using concepts from phylogenetics. At the “Open Day” 2022, HITS group leader Alexandros Stamatakis (Computational Molecular Evolution) gave an outreach talk in the Studio Villa Bosch on the topic “phylogenetic tree meets football and the strong power of coincidence” (“Stammbaum trifft Fußball und die starke Macht des Zufalls”).

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ERC Advanced Grant for HITS group leader

Mathematician Anna Wienhard has been awarded a prestigious grant of the European Research Council (ERC) for outstanding scientists, an ERC Advanced Grant. She is group leader of the “Groups and Geometry” group at HITS and professor at the Mathematical Institute of Heidelberg University. For her project on symmetries in mathematics, Anna Wienhard will receive approx. two million euros. The project will run over a period of five years, the host institution is Heidelberg University.

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Ausgabe 1 | 2021

Das HITS begrüßt den neuen Gruppenleiter Fabian Schneider, der hier seit Januar 2021 seine eigene Forschungsgruppe „Stellar Evolution Theory“ mit Mitteln aus einem ERC Starting Grant aufbaut. Apropos ERC Grant: Der Europäische Forschungsrat (ERC) fördert die beiden Gruppenleiterinnen Frauke Gräter (Molecular Biomechanics) und Saskia Hekker (Theory and Observations of Stars), mit ERC Consolidator Grants in Höhe von jeweils rund 2 Millionen Euro – herzlichen Glückwunsch!

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