Robyn Miranda has a B.S. and M.S. from Rutgers University in food science and she is currently a PhD student in the Food Science Graduate Program. Her research interests include food virology and exploring bacterial cross-contamination routes. She is working specifically on developing mathematical models to predict norovirus spread from farm to fork on fruit. While at Rutgers, has had several internships, including at the NJ Department of Health, as well as for nonprofit organization Consumer Reports. She is also on the executive board of Project Sunshine, a global nonprofit organization providing activities for children and families living with medical challenges, and has also had the opportunity to reactivate Phi Tau Sigma, the Honor Society of Food Science and Technology at Rutgers.