A 40,000-square-foot facility is being built to house the new Center for Biophotonics Science
and Technology and research space for UC Davis Cancer Center and for UC Davis' infectious diseases program.
Slated for completion in June 2005, the collaborative research center will bring together scientists,
industry, educators and the community to research and develop applications for biophotonics the
science of using light to understand the inner workings of cells and tissues in living organisms. In addition,
the $20 million facility will provide space for research into cancer chemistry, radiation oncology and
into infectious diseases, including AIDS. The new building will be located on the southwest corner of
Stockton Boulevard and Second Avenue in Sacramento.