Press Release

Gen-Probe to Webcast Three Upcoming Investor Presentations

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gen-Probe Incorporated (NASDAQ: GPRO) announced today that the Company will present at three upcoming investor conferences:

  • The Lazard Capital Markets 8th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York at 1:30 pm Eastern Time (ET) on November 15.
  • The Stephens Fall Investment Conference in New York at 11 am ET on November 16.
  • The 23rd Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New York at 8 am ET on November 29.

Each presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed through a link on the investors section of Gen-Probe's website at www.gen-probe.com. The webcasts will be available for 30 days following the events.

About Gen-Probe

Gen-Probe is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of rapid, accurate and cost-effective molecular diagnostic products and services that are used primarily to diagnose human diseases, screen donated human blood, and ensure transplant compatibility.  Gen-Probe is headquartered in San Diego and employs approximately 1,400 people.  For more information, go to http://www.gen-probe.com.

Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Any statements in this press release about our expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions, or future events or performance are not historical facts and are forward-looking statements.  Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of performance.  They involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions that may cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied.  For information about risks and uncertainties we face and a discussion of our financial statements and footnotes, see documents we have filed with the SEC, including our most recent Form 10-K, and all subsequent periodic filings.  We assume no obligation and expressly disclaim any duty to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this press release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Contact:

Paula Izidoro
Investor Relations
858-410-8904

SOURCE Gen-Probe Incorporated