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Canada 150 Research Chair in Mathematical Biology and Medicine; Professor of Applied Mathematics, Pharmacy, and Biology, University of Waterloo

Dr Layton joined the University of Waterloo in 2018. Before then, she held the position of the Robert R. and Katherine B. Penn Professor of Mathematics, and Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Medicine at Duke University. She is the Deputy Editor of the American Journal of Physiology--Renal Physiology, Associate Editor of SIAM Review Book Section, and Associate Editor of the SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems. She also serves as the Associate Dean, Research and International, for the Faculty of Mathematics, and chairs the Research Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Council at the University of Waterloo.


  • 2018–present
    Professor, University of Waterloo
  • 2012–2019
    Professor, Duke University