23andMe to Hold Webcast Media Briefing
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--23andMe, Inc., a privately-held personal genetics company dedicated to helping individuals understand their own genetic information through DNA analysis technologies and web-based interactive tools, announced today that it will officially launch its first product to consumers on Monday November 19th, 2007.
Co-founders Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki will hold a webcast media briefing on Monday, November 19, 2007 at 11:00 am PST/2:00 pm EST.
The address for the interactive webcast is: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?p=irol-eventDetails&c= 217307&eventID=1697611. (Due to its length, this URL may need to be copied/pasted into your Internet browser's address field. Remove the extra space if one exists.) Accredited media will be invited to submit questions following a presentation on the product by the co-founders.
23andMe, Inc. is a privately-held personal genetics company dedicated to helping individuals understand their own genetic information through DNA analysis technologies and web-based interactive tools. The company's Personal Genome Service enables individuals to gain deeper insights into their ancestry and inherited traits. 23andMe, Inc., was founded by Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki in 2006 and the company is advised by a group of renowned experts in the fields of human genetics, bioinformatics and computer science. Its Series A investors include Genentech, Inc., Google Inc. and New Enterprise Associates. More information is available at www.23andMe.com.