Introduction Biochemistry is a branch which is concerned with the chemistry of the biological processes. Biochemists are mainly engaged in research related to the fields of medicine, agriculture, and nutrition. Working Conditions The work of biochemists is generally carried on in clean, quiet, and modern laboratories. Personality Biochemists are intensively involved in research work and hence must have an inquisitive mind, perseverance and keen observation. The task often continues over long periods of time hence requires patience and tenacity.