Brent Weyers, Ph.D.

Brent Weyers

Position Title
Postdoctoral Scholar

  • Biomedical Engineering
GBSF 2610

Brent Weyers is a post-doctoral researcher in the Marcu Laboratory at the University of California Davis. In June 2022, Brent received his PhD from UC Davis in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Brent's doctoral research evaluating the clinical utility of a custom-built Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging (FLIm) instrument for performing intraoperative tumor delineation of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer. He has presented his research in oral formats at two international conferences (HORAO, Switzerland and JEDIS, Germany), three times in leading conferences in his field of study (SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco), and in a variety of other professional venues via oral and poster format. Brent presently holds 1 provisional patent, received an Earle C. Anthony Fellowship academic scholarship award FQ 2017-WQ 2018, was conferred an honorable mention by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2018, and received the Ruth Lee summer research fellowship in 2019 & 2020. Brent has prior professional experience as a research and development engineer at Penumbra Inc., a vascular medical device company, from summer 2016 to the start of his graduate studies at UC Davis in Fall 2017. Brent additionally achieved the global credential of ‘Certified Associate in Project Management’ in 2021. Brent’s graduate research is synonymous with his long-term interest in developing impactful medical technology which promotes health at the point-of-care.

Education and Degree(s)
  • B.Sc. Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis
  • Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis