Gen-Probe to Webcast Two Upcoming Investor Presentations

-- William Blair 2010 Growth Stock Conference June 15 --

-- ThinkEquity's Mid-Year Check-Up on Healthcare June 16 --

Jun 10, 2010, 18:48 ET from Gen-Probe Incorporated

SAN DIEGO, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO) announced today that the Company will present at the William Blair 2010 Growth Stock Conference in Chicago on June 15 at approximately 2:50 p.m. Central time, and at ThinkEquity's Mid-Year Check-Up on Healthcare in New York on June 16 at approximately 9 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 www.gen-probe.com. The webcasts will be available for 30 days following the event.

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, 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 www.gen-probe.com.

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Contact:

Paula Izidoro

Investor Relations

858-410-8904

SOURCE Gen-Probe Incorporated



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