• 444 Citations
  • 12 h-Index

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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Geosciences, PhD, North Carolina State University

Aug 1 2009Dec 30 2012

Award Date: Dec 15 2012

Geology, MSc, University of Florida

Aug 1 2007Aug 15 2009

Award Date: Aug 11 2009

Geology, BSc, Universidad Industrial de Santander

Jan 15 1997Dec 16 2003

Award Date: Dec 16 2003

ASJC Scopus Subject Areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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Research Output

A new Miocene turtle from Colombia sheds light on the evolutionary history of the extant genus Mesoclemmys Gray, 1873

Cadena Rueda, E. A., Vanegas, A., Jaramillo, C. A., Cottle, J. & Johnson, T., Feb 24 2020, In : Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The anatomy, paleobiology, and evolutionary relationships of the largest extinct side-necked turtle

Cadena, E. A., Scheyer, T. M., Carrillo-Briceño, J. D., Sánchez, R., Aguilera-Socorro, O. A., Vanegas, A., Pardo, M., Hansen, D. M. & Sánchez-Villagra, M. R., Feb 12 2020, In : Science advances. 6, 7, p. 1-13 13 p., eaay4593.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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A gravid fossil turtle from the Early Cretaceous reveals a different egg development strategy to that of extant marine turtles

Cadena, E-A., Parra-Ruge, M. L., Parra-Ruge, J. D. D. & Padilla-Bernal, S., Jul 2019, In : Palaeontology. 62, 4, p. 533-545

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Late Miocene freshwater mussels from the intermontane Chota Basin, northern Ecuadorean Andes

Cadena, E-A. & Casado-Ferrer, I., Jan 2019, In : Journal of South American Earth Sciences. 89, p. 39 46 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations


  • 2 Oral presentation

Paleodiversity of Colombia

Edwin Alberto Cadena Rueda (Speaker)
Mar 19 2019

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

Paleontolgía molecular, mitos, realidades y actuales desafíos

Edwin Alberto Cadena Rueda (Speaker)
Jun 21 2018

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

Press / Media

This is the first know sea turtle- and it laid hard eggs

Edwin Alberto Cadena Rueda


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media