Otilia Nuta

School of Science and Technology, Biology
Assistant Professor


PhD, Radiation Biology, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland

              Thesis: The influence of telomerase on induction and repair of targeted and non-targeted radiation effects

MSc, Radiation Biology University College London, UK

              Thesis: Monte Carlo track structure studies of low energy ions

Postgraduate Certificate, Medical Physics, University of Patras, Greece

BSc, Theoretical Physics Al.I.Cuza University, Romania

              Thesis: Magneto-fluid-hydrodynamics equations deducted by an analytical formalism


Research Interests

  • Biological dosimetry for radiations and chemicals
  • Targeted radiotherapy 
  • Carcinogenesis
  • Non-targeted radiation effects


Selected Publications

• Correlation between the radiation responses of fibroblasts cultured from individual patients and the risk of late reaction after breast radiotherapy. [Cancer Letters; doi: 10.1016/j.canlet.2016.02.036] • Correlation between DNA damage responses of skin to a test dose of radiation and late adverse effects of earlier breast radiotherapy. [Radiotherapy and Oncology; doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2016.04.012]
• Impact of long term exposure to sodium arsenite on cytogenetic radiation damage. [Mutagenesis 2014; doi: 10.1093/mutage/get070] • The impact of the bystander effect on the low-dose hypersensitivity phenomenon. [Radiation and Environmental Biophysics 2008, 47[2]:265-74] • Energy Deposition by Alpha Particles [2keV- 1 MeV] in cylindrical targets. [MRC Monograph 2002/1 | 220 Pages]