Xiaotang Lu joined M Ventures as an analyst in the Performance Materials team in 2019. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, studying semiconductor nanomaterials and devices. She continued her post-doctoral research at Harvard University in the field of neuroscience. Her invention of a multiplexed brain imaging technique has been highlighted by BRAIN Initiative 2.0, a nationwide public-private research initiative in the US. She is also the author of over 30 research articles with 1000+ citations. Xiaotang has previously interned at CCB Trust and was a selected business development fellow at the Office of Technology Development at Harvard University. Xiaotang is based in Boston.