Monday, Mar 3, 2008

Genentech Announces March 14 Webcast of Investment Community Meeting

South San Francisco, Calif. -- March 3, 2008 --

Genentech, Inc. (NYSE:DNA) invites investors, the media and the general public to listen to a live webcast of its investment community meeting in New York. The webcast will begin on Friday, March 14, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The meeting is expected to last approximately four hours, including a short break. The webcast can be accessed on Genentech's website at http://www.gene.com and will be archived and available for replay until 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time on April 4, 2008.

About Genentech
Founded more than 30 years ago, Genentech is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes biotherapeutics for significant unmet medical needs. A considerable number of the currently approved biotechnology products originated from or are based on Genentech science. Genentech manufactures and commercializes multiple biotechnology products and licenses several additional products to other companies. The company has headquarters in South San Francisco, California and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DNA. For additional information about the company, please visit http://www.gene.com.

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