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Maryline Ghislaine Ferrier

Maryline Ferrier

Phone (505) 606-0265


  • Chemical Science
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Radiochemistry
  • Actinide chemistry
  • Transuranics
  • Medical isotopes
  • Chemical synthesis
  • Actinium225
  • Separations chemistry


Synchrotron spectroscopy

Actinide chemistry




Ph.D., Radiochemistry, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2014

M.S., Chemical Engineering and Fine Chemistry and Radiochemistry, National Institut of Applied Sciences Rouen France, and National School of Chemistry in Paris France, 2008

B.S., Chemistry, National Institut of Applied Sciences, Rouen France, 2006


LANL Positions

Glenn T. Seaborg Postdoctoral Researcher Fellow, C-IIAC, 2015 - present

Graduate Student Researcher Assistant as Glenn T. Seaborg Fellow, C-IIAC, Summer 2014


Professional Societies

American Chemical Society



LANL distinguished postdoc performance award FY2016

Beam time proposal at SSRL highly rated

Bursary award for participating and presenting at a radiochemistry session at the Pacifichem 2015 conference



Ferrier Maryline G., Stein Benjamin W., Batista Enrique R., Berg John M., Birnbaum Eva R., Engle Jonathan W., John Kevin D., Kozimor Stosh A., Lezama Pacheco Juan S., Redman Lindsay N., "Synthesis and Characterization of the Actinium Aquo Ion", ACS CENTRAL SCIENCE, 3(3), 176-185, 2017.

Ferrier, Maryline G.; Batista, Enrique R.; Berg, John M.; Birnbaum, Eva R.; Cross, Justin N.; Engle, Jonathan W.; La Pierre, Henry S.; Kozimor, Stosh A.; Pacheco, Juan S. Lezama; Stein, Benjamin W.; Stieber, S. Chantal E.; Wilson, Justin J., "Spectroscopic and computational investigation of actinium coordination chemistry", NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, Vol.7, p.12312, AUG 2016.

Cary, Samantha K.; Ferrier, Maryline G.; Baumbach, Ryan E.; Silver, Mark A.; Pacheco, Juan Lezama; Kozimor, Stosh A.; La Pierre, Henry S.; Stein, Benjamin W.; Arico, Alexandra A.; Gray, Danielle L.; Albrecht-Schmitt, Thomas E., "Monomers, Dimers, and Helices: Complexities of Cerium and Plutonium Phenanthrolinecarboxylates", INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, Vol.55, iss.9, p.4373-4380, MAY 2 2016.

Kundu, Subrata; Stieber, S. Chantal E.; Ferrier, Maryline G.; Kozimor, Stosh A.; Bertke, Jeffery A.; Warren, Timothy H., "Redox Non-Innocence of Nitrosobenzene at Nickel", ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, Vol.55, iss.35, p.10321-10325, AUG 22 2016.

Cross, Justin N.; Macor, Joseph A.; Bertke, Jeffery A.; Ferrier, Maryline G.; Girolami, Gregory S.; Kozimor, Stosh A.; Maassen, Joel R.; Scott, Brian L.; Shuh, David K.; Stein, Benjamin W.; Stieber, S. Chantal E., "Comparing the 2,2?-Biphenylenedithiophosphinate Binding of Americium with Neodymium and Europium", Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, Vol.55, iss.41, p.12755-12759, 4 October 2016.

Kiernicki, John J.; Ferrier, Maryline G.; Lezama Pacheco, Juan S.; La Pierre, Henry S.; Stein, Benjamin W.; Zeller, Matthias; Kozimor, Stosh A.; Bart, Suzanne C., "Examining the Effects of Ligand Variation on the Electronic Structure of Uranium Bis(imido) Species", Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol.138, iss.42, p.13941-13951, 26 October 2016.

Wilson, Justin J.; Ferrier, Maryline; Radchenko, Valery; Maassen, Joel R.; Engle, Jonathan W.; Batista, Enrique R.; Martin, Richard L.; Nortier, Francois M.; Fassbender, Michael E.; John, Kevin D.; Birnbaum, Eva R., "Evaluation of nitrogen-rich macrocyclic ligands for the chelation of therapeutic bismuth radioisotopes", NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, Vol.42, iss.5, p.428-438, MAY 2015.

Ferrier, Maryline; Roques, Jerome; Poineau, Federic; Sattelberger, Alfred P.; Unger, Jeremy; Czerwinski, Kenneth, R., "Speciation of Technetium in Sulfuric Acid/Hydrogen Sulfide Solutions", EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, p.2046-2052, 2014.

Ferrier, Maryline; Kerlin, William M.; Poineau, Federic; Sattelberger, Alfred P.; Czerwinski, Kenneth, R., "Recent developments in the synthetic chemistry of technetium disulfide", DALTON TRANSACTIONS, Vol. 42, issue 44, p.15540-15543, 2013.

Ferrier, Maryline; Poineau, Federic; Jarvinen, Gordon, D.; Czerwinski, Kenneth, R., "Chemical and Electrochemical behavior of metallic technetium in acidic media", JOURNAL OF RADIOANALYTICAL AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY, Vol. 298, issue 3, p.1809-1817, 2013.

Ferrier, Maryline; Weck, Philippe F.; Poineau, Federic; Kim, Eunja; Stebbins, Alan; Ma, Loungzhou; Sattelberger, Alfred P.; Unger, Jeremy; Czerwinski, Kenneth, R., "First evidence for the formation of technetium oxosulfide complexes: synthesis, structure and characterization" DALTON TRANSACTIONS, Vol. 41, issue 20, p.6291-6298, 2012.