Breakfast with the Senator

Issue Date: 
February 5, 2007


Pitt faculty, staff, and students in the life sciences were among those who attended a Jan. 3 breakfast reception with U.S. Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania (pictured) at the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott in Coraopolis. The event provided an open forum to discuss life-sciences issues facing Congress. As chair of the Senate appropriations committee, Specter is responsible for authoring spending bills for the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control.