Michelle Aguayo works to help patients get the medicines they need, regardless of their ability to pay.
Gene Academy pairs elementary school kids in South San Francisco public schools with volunteer mentors at Genentech to learn science, math, reading, and more.
Celebrating Patient Stories
Metastatic breast cancer (mBC) affects people of all ages and backgrounds. Genentech raises awareness about this disease and everyone it affects with videos and stories from this resilient community.
Calling All Citizen Scientists
Discover the connection between DNA and one very bad piece of cheese.
A Patient-centric Approach
In this video short, you will get some touching insight into how Genentech works hand in hand with advocacy groups to make patients’ lives better and longer.
Through outdoor adventure, First Descents empowers young people dealing with cancer.
How We Work
Scientists know that the work they’re doing has a profound impact on people’s lives. In this video they talk about increasing the rate of success by turning failures into learning opportunities.
Our newest and greenest building, Building 35, brings together our commitment to sustainability and our people.
100 Million Miles and Counting
Our employee commuting program has saved 100 M driving miles since it's inception in late 2006.
Committing to Sustainability
As part of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) California Best Buildings Challenge, we've committed to reduce energy, water and waste by 20% in 2 years at select buildings at our main campus.
Genentech's employee commuting program, the collective system of buses, bikes, shuttles, and carpools known as gRide, has saved 100 million driving miles since it's inception in late 2006.
Giving Back: 2012 Results
In 2012, the Genentech Gives Back program served 115 non-profits and received $200K in donations
Working for Patients
Genentech Access Solutions patients get the help they need to manage the challenges that come with care. These are some of their stories.
It's Time to Prioritize Quality of Care
Ask a hundred people with cancer what “quality of care” means to them and you’ll likely get a hundred different answers. Here are a few ways we think about quality of care.
Science is (Fun)damental
See what kids today think about the future of science
LGBT Best Place to Work
We received 100 points on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation's 2012 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)!
Get to Know Us
How well do you know Genentech? Learn about who we are outside of the lab.
A Chance to Grow
Eastside Prep offers East Palo Alto students the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge, and confidence to pursue a college education.
We help the Dream Foundation make dreams come true for adults facing life-threatening illness.
Renewing Our Commitment to Sustainability
We reached our 2014 sustainability goals, but we're not stopping there. Learn more about what we're working on for 2020!
In 2013, Genentech Gives Back Week kicked it up a notch, with thousands of employees online and in the community volunteering and fundraising for charity.
Who said science can’t be fun? Learn about maximum parsimony by playing a digital game that inspires the citizen scientist in all of us.
Preventing Flu is a Community Effort
There are important things you can do to help your community fight the flu – even if you’re young and healthy.
Unlocking A Cancer Paradox
Genentech scientists discovered a cancer paradox. How can blocking the same pathway have the opposite effect in two different types of cells?
Building Towards a Sustainable Future
In an effort to increase sustainability practices on our SSF campus, we've joined the US Green Buildings Challenge.
Genentech is committed to ensuring price is not a barrier to access for patients. Learn about our programs.
The Future of Care for Future Generations
Children deserve safe and effective medicines developed specifically for them.
20 years of Genentech Goes to Town
Meet some of the shop owners we've been celebrating for 20 years.