Thursday, Jun 20, 2002

Genentech Announces July 10 Webcast Discussion of Earnings and Other Business Results

South San Francisco, Calif. -- June 20, 2002 --

Genentech, Inc. (NYSE: DNA) will announce its 2002 2nd quarter earnings on Wednesday, July 10, 2002, after the markets close. The announcement will be followed by a live webcast at 2:45 p.m. Pacific Time of a discussion by Genentech management of the earnings and other business results. The webcast can be accessed by going to Genentech's web site at and will be archived and available for replay until close of business on July 17, 2002.

An audio replay of the webcast will be available beginning at 5:45 p.m. Pacific Time on July 10, 2002 through 5:45 p.m. Pacific Time on July 17, 2002. Access numbers for this replay are: 1-800-642-1687 (U.S./Canada) and 1-706-645-9291 (international); Conference ID number is 4602278.

Genentech, Inc. is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes biotherapeutics for significant unmet medical needs.  Fifteen of the currently approved biotechnology products stem from or are based on Genentech science. Genentech manufactures and commercializes ten biotechnology products directly in the United States.  The company has headquarters in South San Francisco, California and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DNA.


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