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December 2017

Kate Hice

Dec 19, 2017

Student Spotlight: PDPS Junior Kate Hice Interns with Rose Acre Farms — Hyde County

NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) Junior Kate Hice interned with Rose Acre Farms — Hyde County Egg Facility in Pantego, NC this summer and was invited back to intern next summer! 

Dr. Pettite

Dec 19, 2017

Faculty Spotlight: PDPS Professor Jim Petitte Works with Transgenic Poultry

Petitte came to NC State to work on his postdoctoral research in Biotechnology. Currently, Petitte is working with a team from NC State and Duke University and using poultry as a model for human disease, specifically ovarian cancer. 

Poultry Science Club with large check

Dec 19, 2017

Poultry Science Club

PSC had its first meeting on Aug. 22. The club plans to participate in the NC State Fair where a PDPS booth will be set up as well as Casey the Cardinal. Members will assist with the Annual Youth Market Turkey Show, various food drives, and a ham/turkey sale. 

PSSI 2017 participants

Dec 19, 2017

NC State PDPS hosts annual Poultry Science Summer Institute

On July 30-Aug. 3 NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) celebrated its 10th-anniversary Poultry Science Summer Institute (PSSI) program. 

Patricia Curtis

Dec 19, 2017

PDPS names Dr. Patricia Curtis as Department Head

NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) recently named Dr. Patricia Curtis as the new Department Head. 

Dec 19, 2017

Prestage Department of Poultry Science Graduates Nine Students

On December 15th, nine undergraduates and one Ph.D. candidate graduated from the Prestage Department of Poultry Science. 

Dec 19, 2017

What’s new in the department

NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) has been restructured to offer a more flexible, structured and organized work environment. 

CALS Animal Science and Poultry Science grad Chandler Keck

Dec 4, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: Chandler Keck

At CALS, Chandler Keck found a lot of unexpected twists and turns — and the freedom and opportunity to explore them all. He graduates this December with a double major in animal and poultry sciences.