Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Chair for the History of Science

PD Dr. Mathias Grote

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Name
PD Dr. Mathias Grote
Status
Research Associate (Heisenberg Programme)
Email
mathias.grote (at) hu-berlin.de

Institution
Philosophische Fakultät → Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften → Wissenschaftsgesch. /Schwerpkt. Bild.u.Org.d.Wissens 19./20.Jhd.
Phone number
(030) 2093-70625
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

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Vita

  • Summer Semester 2022: parental leave
  • Winter Semester 2021/22: Fellow at Alfried-Krupp-Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald
  • August-September 2021: Parental leave
  • October 2021: Venia Legendi in Modern History (postdoctoral lecture qualification required for assuming a professorship at a German university)
  • Since February 2021: Heisenberg Fellow, German Research Foundation
  • October 2020: Admission to Heisenberg Programme, German Research Foundation
  • April-October 2020: Visiting Professor (Lehrstuhlvertretung), Chair for the History of Science, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • October 2019: Public habilitation colloquium "Moderne Wälzer - Wissenschaft und Enzyklopädismus, ca. 1880 - 1930"
  • Since October 2014: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter at the Chair for the History of Science (Prof. te Heesen), Humboldt-University of Berlin
  • March 2016: Visiting Fellow, Department of History, Princeton University
  • February-April 2015: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
  • Summer/Fall 2013: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Centre Cavaillès, École Normale Supérieure Paris, funded by German Academic Exchange Service and Maison des Sciences de l'Homme
  • June 2011-September 2014: Research Fellow at the Institut für Philosophie, Literatur-, Wissenschafts- und Technikgeschichte of Technische Universität Berlin
  • 2010: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society (Egenis) at the University of Exeter, UK
  • 2009: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
  • October 2008: Doctorate at Institute of Biology of Humboldt University, Berlin 
  • 2005 - 2008: PhD-student in the Department of Microbial Physiology at Institute of Biology of Humboldt University, Berlin 
  • 1999 – 2004: Studies in philosophy and biology (M.A.) at Humboldt University, Berlin and Université de Nantes, France

 

Research Interests

  • Epistemology and history of the modern life sciences (microbiology, molecular biologies and biotechnologies) and the chemical sciences
  • History of books and media in science
  • Temporality of knowledge and historiography of the sciences

 

Currents Projects

 

Publications

1. History and Philosophy of Science
 
Monograph
 

    Reviewed in BiospektrumFASEB Journal, Isis, N.T.M.,
    Small Things Considered, Choice

 
Journal articles
 

 

 

Special Issues / Edited Volume

 

Book chapters and other publications

 

Contributions to blogs

 

Podcasts, videos, newspaper articles and other formats

 

Book reviews and contributions to reference works

 

2. Life Sciences 

 

Selected journal articles

  • Grote, M., Engelhard M. & Hegemann , P. (2014). Of ion pumps, sensors and channels – Perspectives on microbial rhodopsins between science and history (Review). Biochimica et Biophysica Acta Bioenergetics 1837, 533-545.
  • Grote M., Polyhach Y., Jeschke G., Steinhoff H.-J., Schneider E. and Bordignon E. (2009). Transmembrane signaling in the maltose ABC transporter MalFGK2-E: Periplasmic MalF-P2 loop communicates substrate availability to the ATP-bound MalK dimer, Journal of Biological Chemistry 284: 17521-17526.
  • Grote M., Bordignon E., Polyhach Y., Jeschke G., Steinhoff H.-J. and Schneider E. (2008). A comparative EPR study of the nucleotide-binding domains’ catalytic cycle in the assembled maltose ABC-importer. Biophysical Journal 95: 2924-2938.