Adan is a Life Science Tools and Diagnostics Analyst at Pura Vida. Prior to joining the firm in 2020, he spent time at Flagship Pioneering, forming and pitching next-generation biotech companies. Adan has investigated the three-dimensional folding patterns of DNA in olfactory sensory neurons. He is a published co-first author in Nature and Cell and received the Titus Munson Coan Award for Best Manuscript in Biological Sciences. Adan received a B.A. with a double major in Chemistry and Neuroscience from Vanderbilt University and an M.D. and Ph.D. from Columbia University, with a concentration in biochemistry, biophysics, genomics and neuroscience.