Studies in Traditional and Molecular Paleontology

Project: Research Project

Project Details


Excavation, preparation, study and publication of new fossils from Colombia and the neotropics. Involving computer tomography, paleobiogeography, phylogenetics, molecular paleontology, histology, and paleoecology.

Layman's description

New fossil discoveries in Colombia and their evolutionary implications


Description of new fossil species and their paleobiogeographic, evolutionary, and phylogenetic implications.
Training of students and research assistants in the field of paleontology
Spreading of scientific knowlegde in scientific and media

Commitments / Obligations

5 publications in international peer-reviewed journals
Short titleEPTM
Effective start/end date5/3/1812/30/20

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Main Funding Source

  • International
  • National


  • Región Centro Oriente


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