I nominate the following as an axiom that all of us involved in a complex disease like cancer should be taught on the first day on the job.
"This stuff is harder than it looks… To get understanding out of biology, there’s a
lot more there than you’re going to understand right away."
It’s from an article by Kristen Philipkoski in Wired News about new software being used to sift through mountains of data to find genes related to spinal chord repair. But, for sure, it could be about cancer…