Prior to attending law school, Beichen worked as a graduate student and a research assistant in the Genetics laboratory at the University of Iowa, focusing on the genetic basis of several human diseases/disorders. Beichen’s research involved the role of Myb complex in chromosome structures and disorders in transcription regulation, as well as the genetic basis of schizophrenia and renal agenesis. Beichen also worked as a research assistant in biophysics at the Chinese Academy of Science and in applied microbiology at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China. Beichen received her M.S. in Biological Science from the University of Iowa and her B.S. in Biotechnology and B.A. in English from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
Beichen received her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she had worked as a student associate in the intellectual property clinic and the tax clinic. She was the president of the Chinese Law Student Association at UConn Law School. After law school, Beichen worked as a legal associate for a technology company in the optics industry and gained experience in patent prosecution and intellectual property transaction matters. Beichen spends her spare time training in martial arts.