University of Aberdeen
|Current Position||Lecturer in Marine Biology|
|Previous Position||Postdoctoral Fellow, Ocean Frontier Institute, Memorial University of Newfoundland|
|Departments||School of Biological Sciences|
|Quadrat Core Themes||Biodiversity|
|Methods I Use||Modelling, Omics and Informatics|
Key Research Interests
- Marine invertebrate biodiversity, phylogeny and evolution
- Genomic approaches for predicting species’ responses to climate change
- Warning colouration and mimicry in nudibranchs
- Coevolution in marine invertebrates
- Genomes for non-model marine invertebrates
Recent Key Papers
- Layton KKS, Carvajal JI, Wilson NG. In press. Mimicry and mitonuclear discordance in nudibranchs: new insights from exon capture phylogenomics. Ecology and Evolution.
- Layton KKS, Rouse GW, Wilson NG. (2019). A newly discovered radiation of endoparasitic gastropods (Eulimidae: Asterophila) and their coevolution with asteroid hosts in Antarctica. BMC Evolutionary Biology.
- Layton KKS, Gosliner TM, Wilson NG. (2018). Flexible colour patterns obscure identification and mimicry in Indo-Pacific Chromodoris nudibranchs (Gastropoda: Chromodorididae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.
Summary Title of Current Studentships
- QUADRAT DTP student, Ethan Ross: Establishing Marine Biodiversity Baselines for Blue Carbon Habitats