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Ryan Patterson

Research Operation Manager

Chicken Education Unit


Ryan received his Bachelor’s of Science in Agricultural Business Management here at North Carolina State University in 2003.

Ryan began working in the poultry industry at the age of 12, on a nine house commercial broiler farm in Mamers, NC. Upon graduating from NCSU, he began his career at Embrex (now goes by the name Zoetis) where he remained for 13 years in positions such as Research Associate, Senior Research Associate, Research Coordinator, and Supervisor of Avian Research. Ryan came to NCSU in 2015 to be closer to home and return to the university he loves dearly! GO PACK!