Myisha Thasin joined the Flatiron Institute’s Computational Center for Biology in April 2018. She is currently working on the connectomics project that involves the reconstruction of the visual system of a parasitic wasp. Prior to joining the foundation, Thasin was a research assistant at the American Museum of Natural History, where she studied black corals at the department of Invertebrate Zoology. She holds a B.S. in Biomedical Informatics and Molecular Biology from The New York City College of Technology.