Introduction Genetics is the study of heredity. Genetic scientists are involved in pursuing research for identifying particular genes in plant, animal and human tissue samples. Working Conditions Genetic scientists work in laboratories and spend most of the time working on microscopes, computers, etc. Personality Genetic scientists have to go through a prolonged phase of higher education extending frequently beyond 6 years. Scientists in this field require brilliant mathematical and analytical skills besides knowledge of the subject. The field is one of rapid progress hence scientists with a progressive outlook are best suited.