What are the benefits of biochemistry? 1.) Expertise. Biochemistry is flexible and can be applied to many fields and specialties, whether you wish to work in industry or in a specific field. 2.) Continue education and research. 3.) Career Opportunities. 4.) Transferable skills. 5.) Innovation. 6.) Understand the molecular basis of life. What are the disadvantages of biochemistry? 1.) Prohibited cost. 2.) “Carry-over” errors. 3.) General dangers of any complex equipment. 4.) Low Sample Output.