Layton lab members

Anita LaytonPrincipal investigator

Anita Layton, PhD, University of Toronto

Canada 150 Research Chair in Mathematical Biology and Medicine
Associate Dean, Research and International, Mathematics
Professor of Applied Mathematics
Professor of Pharmacy
Professor of Biology

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.

Postdoctoral fellows

Sameed AhmedSameed Ahmed

PhD, University of South Carolina

Dr Ahmed obtained his PhD in Mathematics from the University of South Carolina and joined the Layton lab in 2018. He develops sex-specific computational models for long-term blood pressure regulation.

 

Rui HuRui Hu

PhD, North Carolina State University

Dr Hu obtained his PhD in Mathematics from the North Carolina State University and joined the Layton lab in 2018. He develops sex-specific computational models for epithelial transport along the rat nephron.

 

Graduate students

Sarah RitcheySarah Patterson

PhD candidate (Duke University)

Project: Numerical method for simulating viscous flow along an open elastic tube

 

Jessica Leete

Jessica Leete

PhD candidate (Duke University)

Project: Sex-specific computational models for long-term blood pressure regulation

 

MehrshadMehrshad Sadria

MMath candidate (Waterloo)

Project: Modeling metabolic pathways in aging

 

 

 

Undergraduate research assistants

Julia Li (Nanjing University), 2018-2019

Amelia Kunze, 2019