Departments of Basic Medical Sciences Seminar

Thursday, January 26, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


Joao Seco, PhD
Joao Seco, PhD
Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Division of Biomedical Physics in Radiation Oncology, Heidelberg University and DKFZ German Cancer Research Center

Seminar Title

  • Physico-Chemistry Mechanism during FLASH-Irradiation and Oxygen Contribution.


  1. Introduction to water radiolysis.
  2. Overview of oxygen enhancement ratio (OER) and oxygen effect in cells.
  3. Discussion of flash effect in cells.

BMS Faculty Host

  • Jerome Lacombe, PhD.

For additional information, please contact Lisa Dunk, 602-827-2188. This seminar will be hosted in-person and via Zoom.

CME credit provided by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.