EyeWirer of the Week: Phil Kessack

A behind the scenes look at the EyeWire community.

Meet the EyeWirers who are helping map the retinal connectome. Our new weekly feature will profile an EyeWirer every week. Up first: Phil Kessack.


Meet Phil Kessack, a South Carolina-based 
in-House Legal Counsel for AECOM Technology Corporation, the world a largest engineering design firm. Phil is our featured EyeWirer of the Week. 

Why do you play EyeWire?

I play Eyewire because I think the brain is fascinating and I think I am making an important contribution to science and knowledge.

How did you discover EyeWire?

I found about Ewire through an article in Discover magazine.

Share a short story that helps the world get to know you. 

I am a model ship builder.  I am building a plank on frame model scratch-built model of the H.M.S. Victory.  the hull is about three feet long and about one foot wide.  I am building the ship piece-by-piece, the same way the actual ship was built.  it’s about a ten-year project.

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