Pat Dayton is the Manager of R&D and Special Projects at Gateway Analytical. He is responsible for developing and launching new instrumentation and techniques that are brought into Gateway so that they can be utilized in day-to day operations. Prior to joining the team in the fall of 2020, Pat has spent the past 9 years doing various pharmaceutical work, including spending 5 years at Gateway’s sister company, Next Breath, developing and validating HPLC methods and nasal spray/ inhalation products. Pat earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from West Virginia University. In his free time, Pat enjoys coaching/playing competitive volleyball, cooking, playing with his golden retriever Charlee, and traveling with his wife Abby.