Elisha Wood-Charlson is the Data/Research Communications Program Manager for SCOPE. Elisha has a PhD in Marine Science and has spent many years looking at the little things (microbes and viruses) that make marine ecosystems tick. Alongside research and teaching, Elisha enjoys have science communication be one of her priorities, ranging from increasing science literacy in local communities to managing multidisciplinary collaborations. Currently, she is also working with the marine microbial research community to improve data discovery and interoperability using best practices for open data science.