SAN DIEGO, June 6 Gen-Probe Incorporated(Nasdaq: GPRO) announced today that the Company will present at the seventhannual Needham & Company, LLC, Biotechnology and Medical Technology Conferenceon Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at approximately 11 a.m. Eastern Time (8 a.m.Pacific Time). The presentation is scheduled to be webcast live and may beaccessed through a link on the investor information section of Gen-Probe'swebsite at http://www.gen-probe.com. The webcast will be available for 30 daysfollowing the event.
Gen-Probe Incorporated is a global leader in the development, manufactureand marketing of rapid, accurate and cost-effective nucleic acid tests (NATs)that are used primarily to diagnose human diseases and screen donated humanblood. Gen-Probe has approximately 25 years of NAT expertise, and received the2004 National Medal of Technology, America's highest honor for technologicalinnovation, for developing NAT assays for blood screening. Gen-Probe isheadquartered in San Diego and employs approximately 1,000 people. For moreinformation, go to http://www.gen-probe.com.
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