Fri, Aug 15, 2008 -- 9:00 AM
Genentech Rebuffs RocheDownload audio (MP3)
South San Francisco-based Genentech turned down a buyout offer this week from Swiss drug giant Roche. We look at what a takeover might mean for the Bay Area's leading biotech firm -- and for the local life sciences industry.
Host: Dave Iverson
- Bob Erwin, president and founder of the Martin Nelson Foundation
- Daniel Levine, web editor for the Journal of Life Science
- Marilyn Chase, staff reporter for the Wall Street Journal
- Matthew Gardner, president and CEO of BayBio (Bay Area Bioscience Association)