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Dr. Stewart Thompson from New Mexico Tech sparks interest in light, sleep and cancer among students and Faculty at San Juan College

One of New Mexico INBRE main objectives is to increase faculty professional development along with investigator collaboration throughout the state.  Dr. Stewart Thompson, a current NM-INBRE investigator from New Mexico Tech had the opportunity to visit and present his talk “Switching on those lights after dark is toxic to your health: Why blind women get breast cancer less often” at San Juan College in Farmington, New Mexico.  Dr. Thompson’s talk sparked a great interest in his research among students and faculty, helping them learn about the role melatonin plays with light, sleep and cancer.