2016-2019. FRESHING - Next-generation biomonitoring: freshwater bioassessment and species conservation improved with metagenomics. Funding: FCT PTDC/AAG-MAA/2261/2014. PI: Ana Filipa Filipe. Researchers: Pedro Beja, Paulo Célio Alves, Antonio Munoz, Mário Mota Ferreira, Filipa Martins.

2014-ongoing. Landscape genetics and conservation of the Pyrenean desman (Galemys pyrenaicus) in the Northeastern Portugal. Funding: EDP Biodiversity Chair. PI: Pedro Beja. Researchers: Lorenzo Quaglietta, Joana Paupério, Filipa Martins, Paulo Célio Alves.