Anastasios (Tasso) Christos Triantaphyllou (1926-2009)

Anastasios (Tasso) Christos Triantaphyllou (1926-2009) Nematology , 2010, Vol. 12(2), 311-312 Obituary notice Anastasios (Tasso) Christos Triantaphyllou (1926-2009) Dr Anastasios (Tasso) Christos Triantaphyllou, beloved husband, father, friend and world-renowned scientist, died, after a brief illness, in Raleigh, NC, USA, early on Monday November 9, 2009, aged 82. Tasso was born on November 30, 1926, in Amaliapolis- Volou, Greece, to Persephone and Christos Triantaphyl- lou. He earned his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the Col- lege of Agriculture, Athens, Greece, and was awarded his Ph.D. degree in Plant Pathology from North Carolina State University in 1959. His career in nematology began when he was employed as a plant nematologist at the Be- naki Phytopathological Institute in Athens from 1950 to 1959, including leave for his doctoral studies in the USA. In 1960, he left Greece and returned to North Carolina State University and became an assistant geneticist in the Department of Genetics. He was soon appointed to the faculty in that Department and advanced rapidly through the ranks to Professor in 1968. In addition to his re- search interests, harmonious chemistry-romance came to the forefront, and he and his former North Carolina State University nematology teacher, Dr Hedwig Hirschmann, were married in 1960. They http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nematology Brill

Anastasios (Tasso) Christos Triantaphyllou (1926-2009)

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Nematology , 2010, Vol. 12(2), 311-312 Obituary notice Anastasios (Tasso) Christos Triantaphyllou (1926-2009) Dr Anastasios (Tasso) Christos Triantaphyllou, beloved husband, father, friend and world-renowned scientist, died, after a brief illness, in Raleigh, NC, USA, early on Monday November 9, 2009, aged 82. Tasso was born on November 30, 1926, in Amaliapolis- Volou, Greece, to Persephone and Christos Triantaphyl- lou. He earned his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the Col- lege of Agriculture, Athens, Greece, and was awarded his Ph.D. degree in Plant Pathology from North Carolina State University in 1959. His career in nematology began when he was employed as a plant nematologist at the Be- naki Phytopathological Institute in Athens from 1950 to 1959, including leave for his doctoral studies in the USA. In 1960, he left Greece and returned to North Carolina State University and became an assistant geneticist in the Department of Genetics. He was soon appointed to the faculty in that Department and advanced rapidly through the ranks to Professor in 1968. In addition to his re- search interests, harmonious chemistry-romance came to the forefront, and he and his former North Carolina State University nematology teacher, Dr Hedwig Hirschmann, were married in 1960. They

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