Gen-Probe to Webcast Two Upcoming Investor Presentations

- Oppenheimer 21st Annual Healthcare Conference on November 2 -

- Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference on November 17 -

Oct 27, 2010, 19:23 ET from Gen-Probe Incorporated

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO) announced today that the Company will present at the Oppenheimer 21st Annual Healthcare Conference in New York on November 2, 2010 at 11:25 a.m. Eastern time, and at the Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York on November 17, 2010 at 10 a.m. Eastern time.  The presentations are scheduled to be webcast live and may be accessed through a link on the investors section of Gen-Probe's website at The webcasts will be available for 30 days following the events.

About Gen-Probe

Gen-Probe Incorporated 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 has approximately 27 years of expertise in nucleic acid testing (NAT), and received the 2004 National Medal of Technology, America's highest honor for technological innovation, for developing NAT assays for blood screening.  Gen-Probe is headquartered in San Diego and employs approximately 1,300 people. For more information, go to

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Paula Izidoro

Investor Relations


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