In memoriam: Tamara L. Poddubnaya (1930–2011)—Oligochaetologist

Tarmo Timm, Mark J. Wetzel

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Dr. Tamara Leont'evna Poddubnaya (nee Protopopova) was born 18 February 1930 in Rostov-na-Donu, a large city on the Don River in Southern Russia. After graduating the Rostov University in 1953 she joined the Biological Station in Borok, which later became the Institute for Biology of Inland Waters at Rybinsk Reservoir, located on the Upper Volga River in Northern Russia. Here she spent the remaining 57 years of her lifetime, working in the same research institute. In 1962, she received her Cand. Biol. Sci. (= Ph.D.) degree in Moscow; her thesis (in Russian) was entitled, "Studies on the biology of mass species of tubificids (Limnodrilus newaensis Mich. and Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri Clap.) of the Rybinsk Reservoir”.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationZoosymposia
StatePublished - 2014


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