VENLO, Netherlands, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with QIAGEN's Fourth Quarter and Year End 2004 Earnings release, you are invited to listen to its conference call which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. EST, with Peer M. Schatz, President and Chief Executive Officer and Roland Sackers, Chief Financial Officer.
What: QIAGEN N.V. - Fourth Quarter and Year End 2004 Earnings
When: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. EST
How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the Web at the
The corresponding presentation slides are available to download prior to the call in the investor relations section of QIAGEN's website at: http://www.qiagen.com/goto/021505
Contact: Jane Petrino, Noonan/Russo, 212-845-4274
QIAGEN N.V., a Netherlands holding company with subsidiaries in Germany, the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, France, Italy, Australia, Norway, Austria, Canada, and the Netherlands believes it is the world's leading provider of innovative enabling technologies and products for the separation, purification and handling of nucleic acids and proteins. QIAGEN has developed a comprehensive portfolio of more than 320 proprietary, consumable products for nucleic acid and protein separation, purification and handling, nucleic acid amplification, as well as automated instrumentation, synthetic nucleic acid products and related services. QIAGEN's products are sold in more than 42 countries throughout the world to academic research markets and to leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. In addition, QIAGEN is positioning its products for sale into developing commercial markets, including DNA sequencing and genomics, nucleic acid-based molecular diagnostics, and genetic vaccination and gene therapy. QIAGEN employs approximately 1,400 people worldwide. Further information on QIAGEN can be found at http://www.qiagen.com/.
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Web Sites: http://www.QIAGEN.com/goto/021505 http://www.QIAGEN.com