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Dr. Pavel Levkin and Dr. Steffen Scholpp, who won a YIN start-up grant for high risk project, could finalize their work with a publication in Biomaterials in 2013. By usage of polymer film-based cell culture systems, they could mimic gradients of signaling molecules in vitro.Read more
The European Career Fair in Boston is an annual event at the MIT. Employer from all over Europe are looking for highly talented and motivated candidate, who study, do research or work in the USA. As it was in the past the KIT also had a stand at the ECF. The Young Investigator Network was represented by Juniorprof. Henning Meyerhenke. At a side-event of the DAAD Henning Meyerhenke gave a lecture about junior professorship in Germany. Both aroused brisk interest by the junior scientists.Read more
Bei der YIN-Mitgliederversammlung am 30.01.2013 wurde Herr Dr. Jörg Overhage zum neuen Repräsentativen Sprecher des YIN gewählt. Er tritt an die Stelle von Frau Prof. Dr. Hoose, die am 01.01.2013 in den YIN Alumni-Status wechselte. Neuer Sprecher des Alumni Ausschusses und somit neues Mitglied des Erweiterten Vorstands ist Jun.-Prof. Dr. Henning Meyerhenke.
On 1 February, 2013 Alexandra Hund (PEW) and Dr Gabriele Gregolec (KHYS) will be participate at the symposium "Potential for the future - personnel development of the young scientists" (www.scn-ruhr.de in Dortmund. They present the YIN, especially its exclusive continuing education program and the success story of the YIN.
YIN spokesperson Corinna Hoose has been appointed Full Professor of Theoretical Meteorology at the Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research - Troposphere Research (IMK-TRO) at KIT.
The Society for Tribology (GfT) awards Bashir Fakih from the junior group of Martin Dienwiebel the award for the best diploma thesis 2012 for Tribology. The award ceremony will be at the Tribology-Symposium on 25.09.2012 in Göttingen.
Juniorprof. Dr. Henning Meyerhenke's grant proposal within the Juniorprofessor program of the state of Baden-Württemberg was accepted by MWK, the ministry of science, research and the arts. A new PhD student will join the group "Parallel Computing" at the Institute of Theoretical Informatics on October 1 to carry out the work entitled "Parallel analysis of dynamic networks -- Algorithm engineering of efficient combinatorial and numerical methods".Read more
As it was in the past , the annual meeting is meant to strengthen the network between the YIN members and the Alumni and to consolidate the connection to the KIT. Within an amicable atmosphere it gives the opportunity to exchange scientific, professional and private experience.
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Head of Helmholtz Young Investigator Group Multiscale Biomolecular Simulation and YIN member Dr. Alexander Schug published in cooperation with his partners a paper about "Structural basis of histidine kinase autophosphorylation deduced by integrating genomics, molecular dynamics, and mutagenesis" in the Early Edition of PNAS.Read more
On 24.05.2012 Ph.D. und Dipl. Phys. Peter Philipp Orth was accepted as a member of the YIN. He is group leader of a YIG at the Institute for Theoretical Condensed Matter physics, KIT Campus South, his research theme is "Many-body physics of graphene in strong coherent optical fields“
Owing to the Start-up funding of YIN Prof. Dr. Katja Schmitz (YIN-Alumna) and Dr. Bastian Rapp were able to generate ligands on technical surfaces with maskless projection lithography. The procedure is very fast and flexible.
The results were recently published in "Small".Read more
Dr. -Ing. Erik Buchmann received the Multidisciplinary Privacy Award of the 5th International Conference on Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP'12) at the European Privacy Day, Brussels (Belgium), January 2012. For the awarded paper: "Tackling Compliance Deficits of Data-Protection Law with User Collaboration"Read more
From February the 01. the EU project EU -BRIDGE started. Also involved is the RG 3-01 "Multilingual Speech Recognition" under the direction of the YIN member Sebastian Stüker. The EU-BRIDGE consortium developed a forward -looking service equipment for applications with speech translation, as it was needed for the" Lecture Translation" project.Read more