News from 2018

November 2018 KBase Webinars

Learn about using KBase for your systems biology and bioinformatics research with one of our free webinars! Each webinar will demonstrate workflows, tools, and best practices for analyzing data in KBase. Be sure to create a free KBase account to follow along and begin using KBase! Sign up for the webinars using this link: […]

KBase Paper Published in Nature Biotechnology

We are pleased to announce that our team has published a comprehensive overview of KBase and an assessment of its scientific impact in Nature Biotechnology. The paper describes the unique features and infrastructure of the KBase platform, in addition to highlighting scientific use cases that demonstrate its significance for biology research. We encourage you to review the main text and the supplementary information […]

Profile of KBase Engineer Arfath Pasha

KBase staff member Arfath Pasha, an advanced applications engineer at Brookhaven National Lab (BNL), is part of the team working to improve the infrastructure and search capabilities of the knowledgebase. Arfath brings his engineering expertise to the project and highlights how KBase facilitates collaboration between those who use the system and help develop it. He […]

Webinar on May 16

Getting Started with KBase May 16, 2018 at 1pm EDT Join us on May 16th at 1pm EDT for a webinar that will help you start using KBase for your systems biology and bioinformatics research! KBase is a knowledge creation and discovery environment designed for both biologists and bioinformaticians. KBase specialist Ben Allen will […]

New video: Adding apps to KBase with the SDK

The KBase Software Development Kit (SDK) allows third-party developers to wrap open source tools into KBase as Apps. KBase users can then run these Apps on their own data in their Narratives and cite the use of these tools in their publications. Our new video explains how to get started with the KBase SDK. For […]

Host a KBase Workshop!

Interested in a workshop to help you get started using KBase for systems biology research? In just the first few months of 2018, KBase has run several hands-on workshops at universities and conferences, with a total of over 200 participants:​ Annual JGI User Meeting Annual DOE GSP Contractor-Grantee Meeting (invitation-only) University of Minho, Portugal (Centre […]

Old import tab will be removed on April 3

The old import tab will be removed on April 3, 2018.

KBase User Meeting in San Francisco, March 13-14, 2018

The 2018 KBase User Meeting will take place March 13-14 as part of the DOE Joint Genome Institute’s Genomics of Energy and Environment Meeting in San Francisco. A poster and four workshops will show attendees how to use KBase to build, execute and share systems biology analysis workflows including genome analysis, functional analysis, exploration of […]

2018 DOE Genome Sciences Program Meeting

KBase scientists and staff will host two sessions and 14 posters at the invitation-only 2018 DOE Genomic Science Program Annual Principal Investigator (PI) Meeting on February 25-28. On Monday, February 26, from 1-5 pm, there will be a KBase User Science Presentations session to highlight how DOE researchers are using KBase to advance their research. […]

The new Import tab

KBase has a collection of data imported from public databases, and you can also import your own data to analyze. (Any data that you upload to KBase is kept private unless you explicitly choose to share it.) The primary way to import your data into your KBase account is from the Data Slideout. From any […]

KBase workshops at 2018 JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

KBase will host four workshops at the The Joint Genome Institute (JGI)’s 13th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment User Meeting in San Francisco on March 13‐16, 2018. On March 13, we will host three workshops throughout the day on focused on using Next‐Generation Sequencing data in KBase, performing comparative genomics and gene expression analysis, […]

PAG 2018

KBase will be at the 2018 Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG) in San Diego from Jan. 13-17 (, providing several opportunities to learn more about our data and analysis tools. On Monday, Jan. 15, from 6:20-8:00 pm in the San Diego Room, join us for a workshop on “BER Plant Genomic Science.” KBase Co-PI Bob Cottingham […]