Gilead Sciences to Present at the Banc of America Securities Health Care Conference 2005 on Tuesday, May 17th; Webcast Available Through Gilead Corporate Website

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 13, 2005--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) announced today that it will be webcasting a presentation on the company from the Banc of America Securities Health Care Conference 2005, in Las Vegas, Nevada. This webcast may be accessed via the company's corporate website at www.gilead.com.

Mark Perry, Gilead's Senior Business Advisor, will provide an overview of the company on Tuesday, May 17th at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (1:00 p.m. Eastern Time).

To access the live webcast via the internet, log on to www.gilead.com. Please connect to the company's website at least 15 minutes prior to the live presentation to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be necessary to listen to the webcast.

Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.

For more information on Gilead Sciences, please visit www.gilead.com or call the Gilead Public Affairs Department at 1-800-GILEAD-5 (1-800-445-3235).

CONTACT: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Susan Hubbard, 650-522-5715 (Investor Relations)

SOURCE: Gilead Sciences, Inc.