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Patrick J. Sullivan Elected to Gen-Probe Board of Directors
Date:9/20/2010

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO) announced today that Patrick Sullivan, former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Cytyc Corporation, has been elected to its board of directors.  Gen-Probe's board now has 10 members, including eight independent directors.

"We are delighted that Pat has agreed to join Gen-Probe's already strong board," said Hank Nordhoff, the Company's chairman.  "We expect to benefit greatly from his experiences leading a multi-billion-dollar growth company, and from his deep knowledge of diagnostics and women's health."

Mr. Sullivan, 58, joined Cytyc in 1991 as vice president, sales and marketing.  He became president, CEO and a director in 1994, and added the chairman's title in 2002.  He remained in those roles until the company's merger with Hologic in 2007.  Mr. Sullivan now leads Constitution Medical Investors, a Boston-based private investment firm in partnership with Warburg Pincus, and is also a director of PerkinElmer.  He graduated with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy and earned an M.B.A., also with distinction, from Harvard University.

About Gen-ProbeGen-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 (NAT), 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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