Fridolin Groß


Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Anschrift Henschelstr. 2
34127 Kassel
Gebäude: K10
Raum Raum 2143
Telefon +49 561 804 3614

Mittwoch 15-16 Uhr und nach Vereinbarung

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  • Seit 01/2016 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Universität Kassel, Lehrstuhl für theoretische Philosophie (FB 02)
  • Seit 06/2013 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Fachinstitut Theoretische Biologie (ITB), Charité Universitätsmedizin, Berlin
  • 03/2009–03/2013: Promotion im Rahmen des PhD Programms „Foundations of the Life Sciences and Their Ethical Consequences“ an der European School of Molecular Medicine (SEMM), Mailand
  • 12/2008 Diplom Physik, Universität Leipzig
  • 2002-2008 Studium der Physik, Mathematik und Philosophie an der Humboldt Universität zu Berlin und der Universität Leipzig


  • Wissenschaftsphilosophie
  • Mathematische Modellierung biologischer Prozesse


FB02Phi051Philosophie der Verkörperung
Seminar, Max. 30 Teilnehmer



  • “Towards a Methodology for Systems Biology”, in S. Green (Ed.), Philosophy of Systems Biology - Perspectives from Scientists and Philosophers (forthcoming).
  • “The Relevance of Irrelevance: Explanation in Systems Biology”, in C. Malaterre and P.-A. Braillard (Eds.), Explanation in Biology. An Enquiry into the Diversity of Explanatory Patterns in the Life Sciences, (2015) 175–198.
  • “The Sum of the Parts: Heuristic Strategies in Systems Biology”, Doktorarbeit, Università degli studi di Milano, Mailand, Italien (2013) (
  • “What Systems Biology Can Tell Us about Disease”, History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 33 (2011) 477–496.


  • Fang, Z., K. Hecklau, F. Gross, I. Bachmann, M. Venzke, M. Karl, J. Schuchhardt, A. Radbruch, H. Herzel, and R. Baumgrass. “Transcription factor co-occupied regions in the murine genome constitute T-helper-cell subtype-specific enhancers.” European journal of immunology (2015).
  • Primorac, I., J. R. Weir, E. Chiroli, F. Gross, I. Hoffmann, S. van Gerwen, A. Ciliberto, A. Musacchio “Bub3 reads phosphorylated MELT repeats to promote spindle assembly checkpoint signaling”, eLife 2 (2013) e01030.
  • Vernieri, C., E. Chiroli, V. Francia, F. Gross, and A. Ciliberto “Adaptation to the mitotic checkpoint in budding yeast requires APC/C-Cdc20 activity and is regulated by a balance between Cdc28/Clbs and PP2A-Cdc55”, Journal of Cell Biology 202 (2013) 765–778.
  • Gross, F., G. Metzner, and U. Behn. “Mathematical modeling of allergy and specific immunotherapy: Th1-Th2-Treg interactions”, Journal of Theoretical Biology 269 (2011) 70–78.


  • “Updating Cowdry with Computational Models”, im Rahmen des Workshops Updating Cowdry at the MBL, Woods Hole, USA (24.10.2014, invited talk)
  • “Mycoplasma genitalium and the Future of Systems Biology”, im Rahmen des Workshops History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science an der University of Chicago, USA (11.10.2013, invited talk)
  • “The Sum of the Parts: Heuristic Strategies in Systems Biology”, ISHPSSB Off-year Workshop, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle (16.08.2012)
  • “Dynamical Systems Thinking as an Alternative Heuristic for Molecular Biology?”, Meeting of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, Salt Lake City, USA (12.07.2011)
  • “Diseased Mechanisms and Mechanisms of Disease”, International Congress of the Italian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Bergamo, Italien (17.12.2010)