Recently we published a viewpoint article in Angew. Chem which describes the work of the Covid19-NMR Consortium. The Article discusses how the global network organized itself to rapidly contribute to combat SARS-CoV-2. We think that this new collaborative research might serve as model for future ways to address great societal needs, without competing with curiosity-driven research.
From March 2020 till September 2022 over 230 researchers from 50 groups in 18 countries have formed a multidisciplinary research network that shared one common goal.
Make as many viral RNA and proteins as possible available for NMR work and screen them by a fragment library. Share data and make data available prior to publication.
What are the lessons that we have learnt from this?
Read more in this viewpoint article in Agenw. Chem.