Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Biogeochemistry

Dr. Henry Moll
Phone:+49 351 260 - 2433, 2549
Fax:+49 351 260 - 12433
Email: h.mollAthzdr.de
AddressBautzner Landstraße 400
01328 Dresden

Scientific career

  • Since 2001:
    Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Institute of Resource Ecology, scientific staff member
  • 2000-2001:
    Forschungszentrum Rossendorf e.V., Institute of Radiochemistry, EU Guest scientist
  • 1999-2000:
    Forschungszentrum Rossendorf e.V., Institute of Radiochemistry, research associate
  • 1997-1999:
    The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Department of Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Stockholm, Sweden, Postdoc
  • 1997:
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Isotope Science Division, Livermore, U.S.A, guest researcher
  • 1993-1997:
    Forschungszentrum Rossendorf e.V., Institute of Radiochemistry and Technische Universität Dresden, graduate research, PhD thesis: "Interactions of uranium(VI) with silicate in aqueous systems"
  • 1988-1993:
    Technische Universität Dresden, Diploma in Chemistry

Research work

  • Actinide speciation in bio- and geosystems and aqueous solutions (U, Cm, Eu, Pu, Np)
  • Application of different spectroscopic techniques, in particular time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy (TRLFS)

Projects

  • MIND – Microbiology In Nuclear waste Disposal (H2020-661880, 2015-2019)
  • "Microbial diversity in Opalinus Clay and interaction of dominant microbial strains with actinides” (BMWi, 02E10618, 2009-2012)
  • "The mobilization of actinides by microbial ligands taking into consideration the final storage of nuclear waste – Interactions of selected actinides U(VI), Cm(III), and Np(V) with pyoverdins secreted by Pseudomonas fluorescens and related model compounds" (BMWi, 02E9985, 2005-2008)
  • "Interaction of actinides with the predominant indigenous bacteria in Äspö aquifer – Interactions of selected actinides U(VI), Cm(III), Np(V) and Pu(VI) with Desulovibrio äspöensis" (BMWi, 02E9985, 2001-2004)

Memberships / Board activities

  • Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh), Fachgruppe Nuklearchemie

Publications

2017

Plutonium interaction studies with the Mont Terri Opalinus Clay isolate Sporomusa sp. MT-2.99: changes in the plutonium speciation by solvent extractions.
Moll, H.; Cherkouk, A.; Bok, F.; Bernhard, G.

2015

A spectroscopic study on U(VI) biomineralization in cultivated Pseudomonas fluorescens biofilms isolated from granitic aquifers
Krawczyk-Bärsch, E.; Lütke, L.; Moll, H.; Bok, F.; Steudtner, R.; Rossberg, A.

2014

Uranium(VI) Chemistry in Strong Alkaline Solution: Speciation and Oxygen Exchange Mechanism
Moll, H.; Rossberg, A.; Steudtner, R.; Drobot, B.; Müller, K.; Tsushima, S.

Interactions of the Mont Terri Opalinus Clay isolate Sporomusa sp. MT-2.99 with curium(III) and europium(III)
Moll, H.; Lütke, L.; Geissler, A.; Selenska-Pobell, S.; Bernhard, G.; Bachvarova, V.

2013

The U(VI) Speciation Influenced by a Novel Paenibacillus Isolate from Mont Terri Opalinus Clay
Lütke, L.; Moll, H.; Bachvarova, V.; Selenska-Pobell, S.; Bernhard, G.

Curium(III) speciation studies with cells of a groundwater strain of Pseudomonas fluorescens
Moll, H.; Lütke, L.; Barkleit, A.; Bernhard, G.

2012

Insights on the Uranium(VI) Speciation with Pseudomonas fluorescens on a Molecular Level
Lütke, L.; Moll, H.; Bernhard, G.

A TRLFS study of curium(III) naphthalene and hydroxyquinoline complexes in aqueous solution
Moll, H.; Bernhard, G.

Aqueous uranyl benzoate species characterized by different spectroscopic techniques
Frost, L.; Moll, H.; Bernhard, G.

2011

Coordination of uranium(VI) with functional groups of bacterial lipopolysaccharide studied by EXAFS and FT-IR spectroscopy
Barkleit, A.; Foerstendorf, H.; Li, B.; Rossberg, A.; Moll, H.; Bernhard, G.

Aqueous curium(III) phosphate species characterized by time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy
Moll, H.; Brendler, V.; Bernhard, G.

Radionuclide Geomicrobiology of the Deep Biosphere
Anderson, C.; Johnsson, A.; Moll, H.; Pedersen, K.

2010

Combined Computational and Experimental Study of Uranyl(VI) 1:2-Complexation by Aromatic Acids
Wiebke, J.; Weigand, A.; Weißmann, D.; Glorius, M.; Moll, H.; Bernhard, G.; Dolg, M.

Neptunium(V) complexation by natural pyoverdins and related model compounds
Moll, H.; Johnsson, A.; Schäfer, M.; Glorius, M.; Pedersen, K.; Budzikiewicz, H.; Bernhard, G.
  • Contribution to proceedings
    12th International Conference on the Chemistry and Migration Behavior of Actinides and Fission Products in the Geosphere, 20.-25.09.2009, Kennewick, Washington, USA
  • Lecture (Conference)
    12th International Conference on the Chemistry and Migration Behavior of Actinides and Fission Products in the Geosphere 2009, 20.-25.09.2009, Kennewick, Washington, USA
  • Radiochimica Acta 98(2010), 571-576
    DOI-Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1524/ract.2010.1755

2009

Complexation of uranium(VI) with peptidoglycan
Barkleit, A.; Moll, H.; Bernhard, G.

2008

The relationship of monodentate and bidentate coordinated uranium(VI) sulfate in aqueous solution
Hennig, C.; Ikeda, A.; Schmeide, K.; Brendler, V.; Moll, H.; Tsushima, S.; Scheinost, A. C.; Skanthakumar, S.; Wilson, R.; Soderholm, L.; Servaes, K.; Görrler-Walrand, C.; van Deun, R.

Curium(III) complexation with desferrioxamine B (DFO) investigated using fluorescence spectroscopy
Moll, H.; Glorius, M.; Bernhard, G.
  • Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan 81(2008)7, 857-862

Complexation of Curium(III) with Hydroxamic Acids Investigated by Time-Resolved Laser-Induced Fluorescence Spectroscopy
Glorius, M.; Moll, H.; Bernhard, G.

Complexation of uranium(VI) with aromatic acids in aqueous solution – A combined computational and experimental study
Wiebke, J.; Moritz, A.; Glorius, M.; Moll, H.; Bernhard, G.; Dolg, M.
  • Inorganic Chemistry 47(2008)8, 3150-3157

Interaction of uranium(VI) with lipopolysaccharide
Barkleit, A.; Moll, H.; Bernhard, G.

Characterization of Pyoverdins Secreted by a Subsurface Strain of Pseudomonas fluorescens and Their Interactions with Uranium(VI)
Moll, H.; Glorius, M.; Bernhard, G.; Johnsson, A.; Pedersen, K.; Schäfer, M.; Budzikiewicz, H.

Curium(III) complexation with pyoverdins secreted by a groundwater strain of Pseudomonas fluorescens
Moll, H.; Johnsson, A.; Schäfer, M.; Pedersen, K.; Budzikiewicz, H.; Bernhard, G.

Complexation of uranium(VI) with aromatic acids such as hydroxamic and benzoic acid investigated by TRLFS
Glorius, M.; Moll, H.; Geipel, G.; Bernhard, G.
  • Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 277(2008)2, 371-377

2007

Complexation of curium(III) with L2-aminobutyric acid investigated by time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy (TRLFS).
Moll, H.; Bernhard, G.

EXAFS investigation of U(VI), U(IV) and Th(IV) sulfato complexes in aqueous solution
Hennig, C.; Schmeide, K.; Brendler, V.; Moll, H.; Tsushima, S.; Scheinost, A.
  • Inorganic Chemistry 46(2007)15, 5882-5892
  • Poster
    Actinide XAS 2006, 18.-20.09.2006, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Contribution to proceedings
    Actinide XAS 2006, 18.-20.09.2006, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Speciation Techniques and Facilities for Radioactive Materials at Synchrotron Light Sources: OECD, 978-92-64-99006-7, 219-224

Complexation of uranium(VI) with aromatic acids in aqueous solution – A comparison of hydroxamic acids and benzoic acid
Glorius, M.; Moll, H.; Bernhard, G.

Complex formation of curium(III) with amino acids of different functionalities: L-Threonine and O-Phospho-L-Threonine.
Moll, H.; Bernhard, G.

2006

The interaction of Desulfovibrio äspöensis DSM 10631T with plutonium
Moll, H.; Merroun, M. L.; Hennig, C.; Rossberg, A.; Selenska-Pobell, S.; Bernhard, G.
  • Radiochimica Acta 94(2006), 815-824

2005

Complexation of Curium(III) by Adenosine 5’-triphosphate (ATP): A Time-resolved Laser-induced Fluorescence Spectroscopy (TRLFS) Study.
Moll, H.; Geipel, G.; Bernhard, G.
  • Inorganica Chimica Acta 358(2005), 2275-2282

2004

Time-resolved laser fluorescence spectroscopy study on the interaction of Cm(III) with Desulfovibrio äspöensis DSM 10631T
Moll, H.; Stumpf, T.; Merroun, M.; Rossberg, A.; Selenska-Pobell, S.; Bernhard, G.

2003

Uranyl(VI) complexes with alpha-substituted carboxylic acids in aqueous solution
Moll, H.; Geipel, G.; Reich, T.; Bernhard, G.; Fanghänel, T.; Grenthe, I.
  • Lecture (Conference)
    MIGRATION '01, 8th International Conference on Chemistry and Migration Behavior of Actinides and Fission Products in the Geosphere Bregenz, Austria September 16 - 21, 2001
  • Radiochimica Acta 91, 11-20 (2003)

2002

The Colloid Chemistry of Acid Rock Drainage Solution from an Abandoned Zn-Pb-Ag Mine
Zänker, H.; Moll, H.; Richter, W.; Brendler, V.; Hennig, C.; Reich, T.; Kluge, A.; Hüttig, G.
  • Applied Geochemistry 17 (2002) 633-648

2001

On the structure of Np(VI) and Np(VII) species in alkaline solution studied by EXAFS and quantum chemical methods
Bolvin, H.; Wahlgren, U.; Moll, H.; Reich, T.; Geipel, G.; Fanghaenel, T.; Grenthe, I.
  • Journal of Physical Chemistry A 105(2001)51, 11441-11445

Solvent Effects on Uranium(VI) Fluoride and Hydroxide Complexes Studied by EXAFS and Quantum Chemistry
Vallet, V.; Wahlgren, U.; Schimmelpfennig, B.; Moll, H.; Szabó, H.; Grenthe, I.
  • Inorg. Chemie 40, 3516-3525 (2001)

2000

Structure and dynamics in the complex ion (UO2)2(CO3)(OH)3–
Szabó, Z.; Moll, H.; Grenthe, I.

Solution coordination chemistry of uranium in the binary UO22+}-SO42- and the ternary UO22+-SO42--OH- system
Moll, H.; Reich, T.; Hennig, C.; Roßberg, A.; Szabó, Z.; Grenthe, I.
  • Radiochimica Acta 88, 559-566 (2000)

The hydrolysis of dioxouranium(VI) investigated using EXAFS and 170-NMR
Moll, H.; Reich, T.; Szabo, Z.
  • Radiochimica Acta 88(2000),411-415

1998

An EXAFS Study of Uranium (VI) Sorption onto Silica Gel and Ferrihydrite
Reich, T.; Moll, H.; Arnold, T.; Denecke, M. A.; Hennig, C.; Geipel, G.; Bernhard, G.; Nitsche, H.; Allen, P. G.; Bucher, Jerome J.; Edelstein, Norman M.; Shuh, David K.
  • J. Electron Spectroscopy Related Phenomena 96(1998), p. 237

Interaction of uranium(VI) with silicic acid in aqueous solutions by time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy (TRLFS)
Moll, H.; Geipel, G.; Brendler, V.; Bernhard, G.; Nitsche, H.
  • Poster
    Actinides '97 International Conference, 21.-26.9.1997, Baden-Baden
  • J. Alloys and Compounds 271-273, 765 (1998)

1997

EXAFS Investigations on the Interaction of Uranium(VI) with Natural and Synthetic Humic Acids
Denecke, Melissa A.; Pompe, S.; Reich, T.; Moll, H.; Bubner, M.; Heise, K.-H.; Nicolai, R.; Nitsche, H.
  • Radiochimica Acta 79 (1997), 151-159

1996

Characterization of hydrous uranyl silicate by EXAFS
Reich, T.; Moll, H.; Denecke, M. A.; Geipel, G.; Bernhard, G.; Nitsche, H.; Allen, P. G.; Bucher, J. J.; Kaltsoyannis, N.; Edelstein, N. M.; Shuh, D. K.
  • Radiochimica Acta 74(1996), 219

Solubility and Speciation of (UO2)2SiO4 2H2O in Aqueous Systems
Moll, H.; Geipel, G.; Matz, W.; Bernhard, G.; Nitsche, H.
  • Radiochimica Acta 74 (1996) pp. 3-7
  • Poster
    Migration '95

1995

Synthesis and characterization of uranyl-orthosilicate (UO2)2SiO4 2H2O
Moll, H.; Matz, W.; Schuster, G.; Brendler, E.; Bernhard, G.; Nitsche, H.
  • Journal of Nuclear Materials 227 (1995) pp. 40-49