Biochemistry is the branch of science that explores the chemical processes within and related to living organisms. It is a laboratory based science that brings together biology and chemistry. By using chemical knowledge and techniques, biochemists can understand and solve biological problems. What do biochemists do? • Provide new ideas and experiments to understand how life works • Support our understanding of health and disease • Contribute innovative information to the technology revolution • Work alongside chemists, physicists, healthcare professionals, policy makers, engineers and many more professionals.