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23andMe to Hold Webcast Media Briefing

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — November 16, 2007 – 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: 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.

Anne Wojcicki, co-founder of 23andMe, said, “23andMe is designed to provide our customers with scientifically accurate, high-quality information about their own genetic code in a format that is easy to understand and use. We believe this information provides intriguing insights into an individual’s genetics, with the goal of expanding the collective knowledge base by enabling active participation in research.”

About 23andMe

23andMe, Inc. is the leading personal genetics company. Founded in 2006, the mission of the company is to help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has more than one million customers worldwide, with over 80 percent consented to participate in research. 23andMe, Inc. is located in Mountain View, CA. More information is available at

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Paul Kranhold
Elizabeth Hanahan
Sard Verbinnen & Co
(415) 618-8750
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