The Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh has announced that as of July 1, 2011, Peter L. Strick, the Pitt Co-Director of the CNBC, has been appointed to the special faculty rank of Distinguished Professor of Neurobiology.  Appointment to a distinguished professorship constitutes the highest honor that a University can accord a member of the professoriate and honors extraordinary, internationally-recognized scholarly attainment. Congratulations Peter!