Irene Manton FRS

Died aged c. 84

Irene Manton, FRS (born Irène Manton; 17 April 1904, Kensington – died 13 May 1988) was a British botanist. She was noted for study of ferns and algae.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

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In this building Professor Irene Manton FRS, electron microscopist, Head of the Department of Botany 1946-69, made fundamental discoveries in cell structure, including 9+2 and Golgi Function.

Botany House, Leeds University, Leeds, United Kingdom where they worked