Gilead Sciences to Present at the William Blair & Company 26th Annual Growth Stock Conference on Wednesday, June 28th; Webcast Available Through Gilead Corporate Website

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Jun 23, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) announced today that its corporate presentation will be webcast from the William Blair & Company 26th Annual Growth Stock Conference, in Chicago, IL. This webcast may be accessed via the company's corporate website at www.gilead.com.

John Milligan, PhD, Gilead's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will provide an overview of the company on Wednesday, June 28th at 10:30 a.m. Central Time (11:30 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).

SOURCE: Gilead Sciences, Inc.

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