Abhinav Mishra, Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

M.S., Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

B.Tech., G. B. Pant University, India

Department of Food Science & Technology
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-7610

Phone: (706) 542-0994

Description of Research Interests

Food Microbiology: Modeling microbial responses in food; Quantitative microbial risk assessment (QMRA); and Food Safety

Awards and Honors from Professional Societies

Courses Taught

FDST(MIBO) 4120/6120-4120L/6120L: Food Fermentations (Offered every Fall semester)

FDST(EHSC)(MIBO) 4320/6320-4320L/6320L: Food Safety Control Programs (Offered every Fall semester)

FDST 8090: Advanced Food Microbiology (Offered Spring semester odd years)

FDST 7110: Food Safety Programs (MFT course offered Spring semester even years)

FDST 7120: Food Fermentations Technology (MFT course offered Spring semester odd years)

FYOS 1001: Fermented Foods and World Cultures (Offered every Fall semester)

PATH(HORT)(FDST) 3050: Viticulture and Enology in the Mediterranean Region (Offered every year during Maymester (Study away course, Cortona, Italy)

Selected Recent Publications

  • Xu, X. #, Rothrock Jr, M. J., Reeves, J., Kumar, G. D., & Mishra, A.*(2022). Comparison between LASSO and RT methods for prediction of generic E. coli concentration in pasture poultry farms. Food Research International, 111860. (Impact factor: 7.42)
  • Xu, X. #, Rothrock Jr, M. J., Reeves, J., Kumar, G. D., & Mishra, A.*(2022). Using E.coli population to predict foodborne pathogens in pastured poultry farms. Food Microbiology, 108, 104092. (Impact factor: 6.37)
  • Ozen, E., Mishra, A., Dev Kumar, G., & Singh, R.K. (2022). Inactivation of Escherichia Coli in Apple Cider using Atmospheric Cold Plasma. Food Microbiology, Accepted, In Press. (Impact factor: 6.37)
  • Oguadinma, I. C., Mishra, A., & Dev Kumar, G. (2022). Sunlight parameters influence the survival and decline of Salmonella and Escherichia coli in water. Journal of Food Protection; doi:https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-22-042. (Impact factor: 2.58)
  • Oguadinma, I. C., Mishra, A., Juneja, V. K., & Dev Kumar, G. (2022). Antibiotic resistance influences growth rates and cross-tolerance to lactic acid in Escherichia coli O157: H7 H1730. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. (Impact factor: 3.78)
  • Townsend, A., Strawn, L. K., Chapman, B. J., Yavelak, M., Mishra, A., & Dunn, L. L.(2022). Factors that predict Listeria prevalence in distribution centers handling fresh produce. Food Microbiology, 104065. (Impact factor: 6.37)
  • Juneja, V. K., Sidhu, G., Xu, X. #, Osoria, M., Glass, K. A., Schill, K. M., & Mishra, A.(2022). Predictive model for growth of Clostridium botulinum from spores at temperatures applicable to cooling of cooked ground pork. Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies, 77, 102960. (Impact factor: 7.10)
  • Dag, D., Kong, F., Singh, R., Chen, J., Mishra, A., Kong, F. (2022). Radio frequency assisted thermal processing for pasteurization of packaged whole milk powder surrounded by oil. Food Control, 135, 108762. (Impact factor: 6.65)
  • Hayman, K. #, Oguadinma, I. C., Mishra, A., & Kumar, G. D. (2022). Evaluation of the use of ampicillin‐and streptomycin‐resistant Shiga toxin‐producing Escherichia coli to reduce the burden of background microbiota during food safety studies. Journal of Food Safety, e12950. (Impact factor: 2.44)
  • Juneja, V. K., Xu, X. #, Osoria, M., Glass, K. A., Schill, K. M., Golden, M. C., & Mishra, A. (2021). Predictive model for growth of Clostridium botulinum from spores during cooling of cooked ground chicken. Food Research International, 149, 110695. (Impact factor: 7.42)
  • Golden, C. E.#, Rothrock, M. J. Jr., & Mishra, A.*(2021). Mapping foodborne pathogen contamination throughout the conventional and alternative poultry supply chains. Poultry Science, 100 (7), 101157. (Impact factor: 4.01)
  • Juneja, V. K., Osoria, M., Purohit, A. S., Golden, C. E., Mishra, A., Taneja, N. K., & Kumar, G. D. (2021). Predictive model for growth of Clostridium perfringens during cooling of cooked pork supplemented with sodium chloride and sodium pyrophosphate. Meat Science, 180, 108557. (Impact factor: 7.07)
  • Golden, C. E.#, & Mishra, A.*(2021). Assessing the risk of salmonellosis from consumption of conventionally and alternatively produced broiler meat prepared in-home in the United States. Microbial Risk Analysis, 18, 100160. (Impact factor: 1.64)
  • Xu, X.#, Rothrock, M. J. Jr., Mohan, A., Kumar, G. D., & Mishra, A.*(2021). Using farm management practices to predict Campylobacter prevalence in pastured poultry farms. Poultry Science, 100 (6), 101122. (Impact factor: 4.01)
  • Juneja, V. K., Purohit, A. S.#, Golden, M., Osoria, M., Glass, K. A., Mishra, A., & Schaffner, D. W. (2021). A predictive growth model for Clostridium botulinum during cooling of cooked uncured ground beef. Food Microbiology, 93, 103618. (Impact factor: 6.37)
  • Paswan, R., Mishra, A., & Park, Y. W. (2020). Survivability of Salmonella pathogens and physicochemical characteristics of powder goat milk stored under different storage treatment regimens. Dairy, 1(3), 269–283.
  • Juneja, V. K., Osoria, M., Tiwari, U., Xu, X.#, Golden, C. E.#, Mukhopadhyay, S., & Mishra, A. (2020). The effect of lauric arginate on the thermal inactivation of starved Listeria monocytogenes in sous–vide cooked ground beef. Food Research International, 134, 109280. (Impact factor: 7.42)
  • Paswan, R., Siddique, A., Mishra, A., & Park, Y. W. (2020, January). Profiles of fatty acid composition in relation to water activity of powder goat milk stored under different storage time and temperature. Journal of Dairy Science, 103, 221-222. (Impact factor: 4.22)
  • Paswan, R., Mishra, A., & Park, Y. W. (2020, January). Survivability of Salmonella pathogens in powder goat milk stored under refrigeration and room temperatures for 6 months. Journal of Dairy Science, 103, 272-273. (Impact factor: 4.22)
  • Kumar, G. D., Mis Solval, K., Mishra, A., & Macarisin, D. (2020). Antimicrobial efficacy of pelargonic acid micelles against Salmonella varies by surfactant, serotype, and stress response. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 1–13. (Impact factor: 4.99)
  • Kumar, G. D., Mishra, A., Dunn, L., Townsend, A., Oguadinma, I. C., Bright, K. R., & Gerba, C. P. (2020). Biocides and novel antimicrobial agents for the mitigation of coronaviruses. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11. (Impact factor: 4.07)
  • Hwang, D.#, Rothrock, M. J. Jr., Pang, H., Kumar, G. D., & Mishra, A.*(2020). Farm management practices that affect the prevalence of Salmonella in pastured poultry farms. LWT, 127, 109423. (Impact factor: 6.05)
  • Golden, C. E.#, & Mishra, A.*(2020). Prevalence of Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter spp. in alternative and conventionally produced chicken in the United States: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Food Protection 83(7), 1181–1197.(Impact factor: 2.58).
  • Jiang, N., Dev Kumar, G., Chen, J., Mishra, A., & Mis Solval, K. (2020). Comparison of concurrent and mixed-flow spray drying on viability, growth kinetics and biofilm formation of Lactobacillus rhamnosus microencapsulated with fish gelatin and maltodextrin. LWT, 124, 109200. (Impact factor: 6.05)
  • Hwang, D.#, Rothrock, M. J. Jr., Pang, H., Guo, M., & Mishra, A.*(2020). Predicting Salmonella prevalence associated with meteorological factors in pastured poultry farms in southeastern United States. Science of the Total Environment, 136359. (Impact factor: 10.75)
  • Juneja, V. K., Osoria, M., Hwang, C. A., Mishra, A., & Taylor, T. M. (2020). Thermal inactivation of Bacillus cereus spores during cooking of rice to ensure later safety of boudin. LWT, 122, 108955. (Impact factor: 6.05)