Produce food safety, microgreen nutrition, bioregenerative life support systems, sustainable agriculture, plants in microgravity, food science, science communication
Philosophy of science, political psychology, pseudoscience, conspiracy theories, curiosity, and online learning. I’m also a musician.
Below is a complete list of my peer-reviewed publications. Name changed from Riggio to Misra in 2020.
Articles and blog posts
Learn and Grow Sustainably: A Lesson Plan Series for Grades 3-5
This lesson plan is designed for the GreenSpace Sunflower Grow Kit. The purpose of Learn and Grow Sustainably is to teach students of all ages to appreciate the interaction between humans, plants, and the environment. Learn more here.
Selected articles from when I wrote SEO content for health and science websites
Two Ways Enzymes Become Less Effective. http://education.seattlepi.com/two-ways-enzymes-become-less-effective-4249.html
The 5 Stages of Mitosis. http://classroom.synonym.com/5-stages-mitosis-13121.html
Functions of the Protein Casein. http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/functions-protein-casein-10637.html
How Do Villi Affect the Absorption of Nutrients? http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/villi-affect-absorption-nutrients-9113.html
Functions and Primary Sources of Fiber. http://woman.thenest.com/functions-primary-sources-fiber-16172.html
Nutrition in Alternative Sources of Protein for Vegetarians. http://woman.thenest.com/nutrition-alternative-sources-protein-vegetarians-15761.html
What is a Substrate? http://everydaylife.globalpost.com/substrate-biochemistry-39710.html
What is the Most Accurate Way to Know How Many Calories You Can Eat? http://livehealthy.chron.com/accurate-way-many-calories-can-eat-9935.html
Nutritional Benefits of Almond Milk: http://www.livestrong.com/article/246903-nutritional-benefits-of-almond-milk/
What Are the Functions of the Protein Casein? https://healthyeating.sfgate.com/functions-protein-casein-10637.html
University of Arkansas, 2020
Cell and Molecular Biology, Master of Science (MS)
Thesis: Food Safety Risk in an Indoor Microgreen Cultivation System.
Penn State University, 2005
Nutrition, Bachelor of Science (BS)