Muge Cevik, MD, MSc, MRCP(UK) is a CSO clinical lecturer in infectious diseases and medical virology. Her research interests focus on HIV, tuberculosis, viral hepatitis, emerging infections and tropical infections in LMICs. During COVID-19 pandemic, alongside working on the front lines of the response, she provides scientific input to the Chief Medical Officer for Scotland on COVID-19 and serves a co-opt member of NERVTAG (New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group) - an expert committee of the UK Department of Health. Alongside her academic work, Dr Cevik developed a strong interest in science communication. She is passionate about the value of integrating science communication into our efforts to disseminate research, which has the potential to enhance knowledge exchange among scientists and physicians, and the broader public. Cevik made use of Twitter to keep the public up-to-date with coronavirus-related research.