Dynavax Technologies Corporation
Oct 19, 2005

Dynavax Announces Third Quarter 2005 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dynavax Technologies (Nasdaq: DVAX) will announce its 2005 third quarter financial results on Thursday October 27, 2005.

The announcement will be followed by a live webcast at 5:00 p.m. ET of a discussion by Dynavax Technologies management of third quarter 2005 financial results.

The webcast can be accessed on Dynavax Technologies' website at http://www.dynavax.com . The webcast is also being distributed over CCBN's Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can listen to the call through CCBN's individual investor center at www.fulldisclosure.com or by visiting any of the investor sites in CCBN's Individual Investor Network. Institutional investors can access the call via CCBN's password-protected event management site, StreetEvents (www.streetevents.com).

An audio replay of the webcast will be available until November 3, 2005 by dialing 888-286-8010; conference identification number 38000186. International callers can dial 617-801-6888; conference identification number 38000186.

About Dynavax

Dynavax Technologies Corporation discovers, develops, and intends to commercialize innovative products to treat and prevent allergies, infectious diseases, and chronic inflammatory diseases using versatile, proprietary approaches that alter immune system responses in highly specific ways. Our clinical development programs are based on immunostimulatory sequences, or ISS, which are short DNA sequences that enhance the ability of the immune system to fight disease and control chronic inflammation. Dynavax's pipeline includes: TOLAMBA™, a ragweed allergy immunotherapeutic, currently in a large-scale Phase 2/3 clinical trial, and in a supportive clinical trial in ragweed allergic children; HEPLISAV™, a hepatitis B vaccine that is currently in a pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial; a cancer therapy currently in a Phase 2 clinical trial; and an asthma immunotherapeutic that has shown preliminary safety and pharmacology in a Phase 2a clinical trial.

Dynavax cautions you that statements included in this press release that are not a description of historical facts are forward-looking statements, including without limitation all statements related to the therapeutic and commercial potential and development timelines of TOLAMBA and HEPLISAV; statements concerning the company's other clinical programs and its ability to demonstrate the potential of its ISS technology. Words such as "believes," "anticipates," "plans," "expects," "intend," "will," "slated," "goal" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. The inclusion of forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a representation by Dynavax that any of its plans will be achieved. Actual results may differ materially from those set forth in this release due to the risks and uncertainties inherent in Dynavax's business including, without limitation, risks relating to: the outcome of the ongoing Phase 2/3 clinical trial of TOLAMBA and plans to initiate a pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial; the outcome of the ongoing Phase 3 clinical trial of HEPLISAV and plans to initiate a second Phase 3 clinical trial in early 2006; the progress and timing of clinical trials for the company's other products in development; difficulties or delays in developing, testing, obtaining regulatory approval of, producing and marketing its HBV and other products; the scope and validity of patent protection for its products; competition from other pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies; its ability to obtain additional financing to support its operations; its ability to maintain effective financial planning and internal controls; and other risks detailed in the "Risk Factors" sections of Dynavax's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on March 18, 2005 and Dynavax's quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed on August 9, 2005 and Dynavax's Prospectus Supplement filed on October 11th, 2005. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement and Dynavax undertakes no obligation to revise or update this news release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.

SOURCE Dynavax Technologies Corporation
10/19/2005
CONTACT: Jane M. Green, PhD, Vice President, Corporate Communications of Dynavax Technologies Corporation, +1-510-665-4630, or jgreen@dvax.com
Web site: http://www.dynavax.com
(DVAX)


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