Presently, several students are working in the lab:
-Ana Alexandre “Functional analysis of chaperone genes in rhizobia”. Post-Doc Researcher. FCT fellow since April 2011.
-Clarisse Brígido "Interactions between different beneficial endophytic (rhizobial and non-rhizobial) bacteria in chickpea: mechanisms and applications". Post-Doc Researcher. FCT fellow since April 2014.
-Rodrigo Silva "Improvement of rhizobia strains by genetic transformation with symbiosis genes". PhD student since September 2013.
-Anupoma Troyee "Impact of soil treatments in the conservation of native rhizobia populations". Master student since September 2016.
-Maria Tavares "Exploiting beneficial associations with chickpea: the role of nonrhizobial endophytic bacteria in the rhizobialegume symbiosis". Master fellow since December 2016.
-Francisco Nascimento "Modulating plant inhibitory 1-aminocyclopropane -carboxylate (ACC) and ethylene levels using ACC deaminase-producing bacteria". Visiting PhD student since November 2016.