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

Dr. Mathias Grote

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Name
Dr. Mathias Grote
Status
research assistant
Email
mathias.grote (at) hu-berlin.de

Institution
Philosophische Fakultät → Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften → Wissenschaftsgesch. /Schwerpkt. Bild.u.Org.d.Wissens 19./20.Jhd.
Visiting address
Friedrichstraße 191-193 , Room 5070
Phone number
(030)2093-70627

 

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Vita

  • 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: Research Fellow, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
  • Summer/Fall 2013 Research Fellow at Centre Cavaillès, École Normale Supérieure Paris, funded by German Academic Exchange Service and Maison des Sciences de l'Homme
  • since June 2011 Research Fellow at the Institut für Philosophie, Literatur-, Wissenschafts- und Technikgeschichte of Technische Universität Berlin
  • 2010 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 Interest 

  • History of the scientific book and media
  • Temporality and historiography of the sciences
  • History and epistemology of the life sciences, especially molecular biologies beyond genetics (membranes, 'molecular machines') and microbiology.

 

Currents Projects

 

Publications

1. History and Philosophy of Science
 
Monograph
 
 
Journal articles
 

 

Special Issues / Edited Volume

 

Book Chapters and other Publications

 

Contributions to blogs

 

Podcast

  • Die Renaissance des Notizbuchs. Podcampus der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Folge 7, 15.1.2020, mit Anke te Heesen, Alrun Schmidtke und Cora Knoblauch.

 

Book reviews and contributions to reference works

  • Grote, M. (2018), Wissenschaftsgeschichte als Handbuchwissenschaft, Sammelrezension zu M. Sommer, S. Müller-Wille und C. Reinhardt (Hg., 2017), Handbuch Wissenschaftsgeschichte und S. Bauer, T. Heinemann, T. Lemke (Hg., 2017), Science and Technology Studies – Klassische Positionen und aktuelle Perspektiven, NTM. Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Wissenschaften, Technik und Medizin, 1-11.
  • Grote, Mathias (2016), Take your kids to the microbes - Micropia, the world's only microbe zoo in Amsterdam. Small things considered [blog of the American Society of Microbiology].
  • Grote, Mathias (2015), Khorana, Har Gobind, eLS Encyclopedia of the Life Sciences, DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0002845 [online publication].
  • Grote M. (2013). Rezension: Biomedical Computing. Digitizing Life in the United States von Joseph C. November. Biology, Computing, and the History of Molecular Sequencing. From Proteins to DNA, 1945–2000 von Miguel García-Sancho, Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte 36:200-202.
  • Grote M. & Méthot P.O. (2012).  Michel Morange: La vie, l’évolution et l’histoire.Metascience 21, 507-508.
  • Grote M. & O'Malley M.A. (2010). History of science is good for you. Nature Reviews Microbiology 8: 752.

 

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.