Adam Jordan joins VWR as Sales Associate

  • Nov 21, 2016
  • Ducat lab, future scientists, alumni
  • Future Scientists
  • By Igor Houwat

Adam Jordan, a former Research Tech with the Ducat lab, has started a new career chapter as Sales Associate for VWR.

VWR, based in Pennsylvania, is a global provider of products and services to labs and production facilities in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and healthcare industries, among others. The company boasted over $4 billion in sales in 2015 and has over 9,300 associates.

Adam’s sales territory will cover the University of Notre Dame, Van Andel Institute, Western Michigan University, and Grand Valley State University.

Soon after Adam graduated from Central Michigan University in 2012 with a dual degree in Neuroscience and Psychology, Danny Ducat hired him to jumpstart the Ducat lab.

“When I first arrived, it was just Danny and I, with minimal equipment. I had the invaluable experience of filling the lab with supplies and equipment, as well as informally acting as the lab manager. As a fitting end, we both recently submitted an article to the journal of Applied and Environmental Microbiology.”

“I've had the privilege of working with incredible researchers during my time at MSU. To be a part of such a historic and world-renowned department is something that I am, and will continue to be, incredibly proud of. I have made fruitful relationships and life-long friends. I have to thank Danny for allowing me to be a part of this. I also have to thank Linda Danhoff for always being an incredible resource and friend.”

Of his former lab member, Danny says, "Adam has been with us pretty much since Day 1 of the lab here at the PRL. He was often the first face for new students just getting their bearings, and has always been a go-to guy for all sorts of random questions and troubleshooting. He has been relentlessly friendly and good-natured throughout it all and has helped to shape the lab into what it is today. We're all very happy to see him take the next steps for his career, while being a little sad to see him go."

Congratulations and good luck, Adam!

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