The KnowEnG Team at 2016 Annual meeting

illuminating scientific discovery

through the


KnowEnG System demonstration

KnowEnG Center 2017 site visit poster session

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Welcome to KnowEnG!

KnowEnG (pronounced “knowing”), The Knowledge Engine for Genomics, is a National Institutes of Health-funded initiative that brings together researchers from the University of Illinois and the Mayo Clinic to create a Center of Excellence in Big Data Computing. It is part of the NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Initiative launched in 2012 to tap the wealth of information contained in biomedical Big Data. KnowEnG is one of 11 Centers of Excellence in Big Data Computing funded by NIH in 2014.

Learn more about NIH BD2K and BD2KCCC.

KnowEnG Platform

A cloud-based cyberinfrastructure for genomic analysis.

Available Now!

KnowEnG Platform


Interactive educational games for learning bioinformatics.


Won the Top 5 products competition (Week of July 17) in Lab Worm


Knowledge-Guided Gene Prioritization


The Knowledge Engine for Genomics Gains Momentum


KnowEnG Teams Win Two DREAM Challenges


Collaborating to Strengthen the Research Workforce of Tomorrow


  • Bioinformatics Seminar

    April 26 @ 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 27, 2018