Lorna Casselton

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Casselton in March 2010.

Lorna Ann Casselton CBE FRS (18 July 1938 – 14 February 2014) was a British academic and biologist. She was Professor Emeritus of Fungal Genetics in the Department of Plant Science at the University of Oxford. She was also the Foreign Secretary for The Royal Society from 2006 until 2011.

Casselton was born in Rochford, Essex. She was married to Peter Casselton until their divorce. In 1981, she married William Joseph Dennis "Bill" Tollett.[1]

Casselton died on 14 February 2014 at the age of 75.[2]

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  1. Talbot, Nicholas J (1 April 2014). "Lorna Casselton obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
  2. Williams, Peter. "Lorna Casselton, Foreign Secretary 2006 - 2011". The Royal Society. Retrieved 29 March 2014.

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