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Smith_Matthew Matthew A. Smith, PhD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Visual Neuroscience Laboratory
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Eye & Ear Institute
203 Lothrop Street, Room 914
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 647-2313
Email: smithma@pitt.edu
Fax: (412) 647-5880
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bullet point  Research Interests
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Visual Neuroscience Laboratory
 
bullet point  Education
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New York University, New York, NY, 2003, Neural Science, Ph.D.

Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, 1997, Biology and Psychology, B.S. (summa cum laude)
 
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2003-2007 Postdoctoral associate, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

2007-2010 Postdoctoral associate, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

2011-present Assistant Professor, Depts of Ophthalmology and Bioengineering, Fox Center for Vision Restoration, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA.
 
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Selected Recent Publications

1. Snyder AC, Morais MJ, Smith MA (2013) Variance in population firing rate as a measure of slow time-scale correlation. Front Comput Neurosci, 7: 176

2. Smith MA, Sommer MA (2013) Spatial and temporal scales of correlation in macaque V4. J Neurosci, 33: 54225432

3. Smith MA, Jia X, Zandvakili A, Kohn A (2013) Laminar dependence of neuronal correlations in visual cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology, 109: 940947

4. Jia X, Smith MA, Kohn A (2011) Stimulus selectivity and spatial coherence of gamma components of the local field potential. J Neurosci, 31: 93909403

5. Kelly RC, Smith MA, Kass RE, Lee TS (2010) Local field potentials indicate network state and account for neuronal response variability. J Comp Neurosci, 29: 567579

6.Smith MA, Kohn A (2008) Spatial and temporal scales of neuronal correlation in primary visual cortex. J Neurosci, 28: 1259112603
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RPB Career Development Award (PI: Matthew Smith), 1/1/20122/28/2016
The interaction between eye movements and visual attention

NIH R01 EY022928 (PI: Matthew Smith), 02/01/201401/31/2019
Dynamic mechanisms of active vision in prefrontal cortex
 
 
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