Compugen Postpones Issuance of Third Quarter 2012 Report and Associated Conference Call to November
Compugen Postpones Issuance of Third Quarter 2012 Report and Associated Conference Call to November 5, 2012, Due to Expected Severe Weather Conditions
TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Compugen Ltd. (NASDAQ:CGEN) announced today the postponement of both the issuance of its Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results Report and conference call with investors to Monday, November 5, 2012 at 10 a.m. ET. The issuance of the report and the call were previously planned for Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 10 a.m. ET, and have been rescheduled due to the expected severe weather conditions associated with Hurricane Sandy.
The purpose of the call is to review third quarter 2012 results. The quarterly results will be released on the Company's website (www.cgen.com), prior to the conference call.
To access the conference call on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 10 a.m. ET, please dial 1-888-668-9141 from the US, or + 972-3-918-0609 internationally. The call will also be available via live webcast through Compugen's website, located at the following link.
A replay of the conference call will be available approximately two hours after the completion of the live conference call. To access the replay, please dial 1-888-782-4291 from the US or +972-3-925-5904 internationally. The replay will be available through November 8, 2012.
Compugen is a leading therapeutic product discovery company focused on therapeutic proteins and monoclonal antibodies to address important unmet needs in the fields of immunology and oncology. Unlike traditional high throughput trial and error experimental based drug candidate discovery, Compugen utilizes a broad and continuously growing infrastructure of proprietary scientific understandings and predictive platforms, algorithms, machine learning systems and other computational biology capabilities for the in silico (by computer) prediction and selection of product candidates. Selected product candidates are then advanced in its Pipeline Program to the pre-IND stage. The Company's business model primarily involves collaborations covering the further development and commercialization of product candidates from its Pipeline Program and various forms of research and discovery agreements, in both cases providing Compugen with potential milestone payments and royalties on product sales or other forms of revenue sharing. In 2012, Compugen established operations in California for the development of oncology and immunology monoclonal antibody therapeutic candidates against Compugen-discovered drug targets. In 2002, Compugen established an affiliate, Evogene Ltd. (www.evogene.com) (TASE:EVGN.TA), to utilize certain of the Company's in silico predictive discovery capabilities in agricultural biotechnology. For additional information, please visit Compugen's corporate website at www.cgen.com.
This press release may contain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include words such as "may", "expects", "anticipates", "believes", and "intends", and describe opinions about future events. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Compugen to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these risks are: changes in relationships with collaborators; the impact of competitive products and technological changes; risks relating to the development of new products; and the ability to implement technological improvements. These and other factors are discussed in the "Risk Factors" section Compugen's Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2011 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, any forward-looking statements represent Compugen's views only as of the date of this release and should not be relied upon as representing its views as of any subsequent date. Compugen does not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements unless required by law.
Tsipi Haitovsky, Global Media Liaison, +972-52-598-9892
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