Dr Kara Layton

Dr Kara Layton
Dr Kara Layton
Dr Kara Layton

Honorary Lecturer



Assistant Professor: Biology & EEB, University of Toronto Mississauga (2024- )

Honorary Lecturer: SBS, University of Aberdeen (2023- )

Lecturer: SBS, University of Aberdeen (2020-2023)

PDF: Bedford Institute of Oceanography/Memorial University of Newfoundland

PhD: University of Western Australia/Western Australian Museum

MSc: University of Guelph

BSc(Hons): University of Guelph


Research Areas

Biological and Environmental Sciences


Research Specialisms

  • Evolution
  • Ecology
  • Marine Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Zoology

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.


My current supervision areas are: Biological and Environmental Sciences.

Victoria Gillman, PhD (2021- )

Ethan Ross, PhD (2021- )