CBST's Chief Education Officer Serves as a Keynote Speaker in Tokyo, Japan (November 2010)
CBST at the First Ever USA Science & Engineering Festival (October 23-24, 2010)
CBST at the First Ever USA Science & Engineering Festival!
Congratulations to the Center for Biophotonics Science & Technology at UC Davis for winning a spot at the inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival on the Washington D.C. Mall and Pennsylvania Avenue on October 23rd and 24th . The National Science Foundation chose the CBST Education team as one of 15 exhibitor teams to represent the foundation.
First Congress Great Success
The NSF Center for Biophotonics Science & Technology (CBST) of UC Davis hosted the 1st International Congress on Biophotonics (ICOB) on February 3-7, 2008 in Sacramento, California.
Journal of Biophotonics Launches
The Journal of Biophotonics published their inaugural issue this month, March 2008
International congress lays the groundwork for biophotonics roadmap
The Journal of Biomedial Optics covers the International Congress on Biophotonics
NIH Establishes UC Davis/LLNL Center for Point-of-Care Technologies
Doctors one day may be able to diagnose bloodstream infections within one hour rather than waiting a day to several days for conventional test results from labs.
Nature publishes groundbreaking x-ray research
CBST Researchers Henry N. Chapman and David A. Shapiro published in this month's Nature
Big Bang: UC Davis Business Plan Competition
Final judging of the 2007 Big Bang! the annual UC Davis Business Plan Competition organized by MBA students of the Graduate School of Management. Participants form teams, develop their business ideas and compete for cash. Winners are chosen.
Journal of Biophotonics Call for Papers
Wiley InterScience introduces the Journal of Biophotonics
New Biophotonics Textbook by Lihong Wang and Hsin-I Wu
The Director of CBST is very pleased to announce the publication of an important new entry level textbook on tissue optics entitled: Biomedical Optics: Principles and Imaging (June, 2007, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.) by his longtime colleague, Professor Lihong Wang from Washington University in St. Louis ( and Hsin-i Wu from Texas A&M (
9th International Conference on Optics Within Life Sciences
The Center for Biophotonics was pleased to co-sponsor the 9th International Conference on Optics Within Life Sciences (OWLS9), which took place at National Yang-Ming University in Taipei, Taiwan from November 26-29, 2006.
Protein imaging now possible using X-ray laser
CBST & Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists for the first time have validated the idea of using extremely short and intense X-ray pulses to capture images of objects such as proteins before the X-rays destroy the sample.
First Education Retreat a Success
The first ever education retreat was held on October 5-6, 2006
LIFETIME Achievement Award
Brian Wilson, PhD, Chair of CBST’s Program Review Committee for Science & Technology was honored at OPTICAL IMAGING 2006 – LIFETIME Achievement Award
Arnold Burger, PhD, CBST Collaborator Elected SPIE Fellow
SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering will honor 33 new Fellows of the Society this year.
Congresswoman Matsui Named to House Science Committee
In accepting her new appointment to the House Science Committee, Congresswoman Matsui lauded the NSF Center for Biophotonics.
Science Fair Winners!
Center High School CBST Research Teams win first and second place in the Senior Team Science division of the Sacramento Regional Science and Engineering Fair.
A new science — biophotonics — has a new center of operations at the UC Davis Medical Center
Quarters for the National Science Foundation-funded UC Davis Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology were dedicated Monday in the Oak Park Research Building at 2700 Stockton Blvd. Known as CBST, the biophotonics center is a research hub for roughly 100 investigators at nine institutions across the United States.
UC Davis tech center lights up seven new firms
A new UC Davis center that uses light to diagnose and treat disease has already played a role in the development or spin-off of seven area companies.
Sacramento Bee: New capital center to spearhead medical research
The National Science Foundation formally opened a new world outpost on the "frontier of science" - the $52 million Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology - expected to sow publicly traded companies in the capital region.
CBST Installs World's Most Powerful Commercial Wide-Field Light Microscope
The first commercial ultra-high resolution microscope using structured illumination developed at UC San Francisco (UCSF) by researchers funded by the Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology (CBST) and built by high-end research equipment maker Applied Precision is now in operation at the Oak Park Research Building at the Sacramento campus of UC Davis
CBST Call for Proposals 2008
Requesting proposals for both new and continuing projects for the 2008-2009 period
First-ever video reveals how HIV spreads between immune cells
College students take giant step toward cancer science careers
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Nine area college students are taking a giant step toward cancer science careers this summer -- and helping to address a shortage of under-represented groups in cancer research -- by working as interns in one of four UC Davis cancer research laboratories.
Hobday named as founding director of Tahoe Institute for Rural Health Research
Quebec Eyes Biotech as Key Growth Sector
Canada’s “Little City” Has Made a Big Investment in Biotechnology and It Seems To Be Paying Off
CBST Director Presents to Congressional Research Caucus
How collaborative R&D investment is creating cross-disciplinary breakthroughs in biophotonics, nanomedicine, and bioimaging
December 2009 Newsletter
CBST's December 2009 Newsletter has been sent out and posted here
Alisa Lee, of CBST, teaches scientific method on KCRA TV
Chancellor and NSF Director tour CBST
NSF Director Arden Bement and UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi toured CBST during Dr. Bement's daylong visit to UC Davis
CBST Faculty Member Susan Spiller of Mills College Receives NSF Grant
USA Science Fair - group photo
USA Science Fair demos
USA Science Fair interview
Japan Visit with participants
Japan Visit

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