George Washington University hosts bioterrorism forum

WASHINGTON (AP) - George Washington University is hosting a conference on bioterrorism featuring current and former federal lawmakers.

The Tuesday afternoon event is hosted by the Homeland Security Policy Institute and the Bipartisan WMD Terrorism Research Center.

It will focus on America's response capabilities to a bioterrorism attack.

Participants include Sen. Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut, Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers, and former senators Bob Graham and Jim Talent, who are chairman and vice chairman of GW's WMD Center.

The event is scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at GW's Elliott School of International Affairs.