May 17, 2012 – Senomyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNMX), a company using proprietary taste science technologies to discover and develop novel flavor ingredients for the food, beverage, and ingredient supply industries, announced today that Kent Snyder, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, will present an overview of the company’s technology and programs on Thursday, May 24 at 8:15 a.m. Eastern Time (5:15 a.m. Pacific Time) during the Citi 2012 Global Consumer Conference. The conference is taking place at the New York Palace Hotel in New York, NY. During the presentation, Mr. Snyder will discuss corporate developments including the Company’s pipeline of novel flavor ingredients and its business strategy. To access the live presentation or a subsequent archived recording, please log onto Senomyx’s website at http://www.senomyx.com and click on the “ Investor Relations” tab. The archived webcast will be available for 30 days following the presentation. Please connect to Senomyx’s website prior to the start of the webcast to ensure adequate time to download any software that may be necessary. About Senomyx, Inc. ( www.senomyx.com ) Senomyx is using proprietary taste science technologies to discover and develop novel flavor ingredients. These include new flavors such as Savory Flavors and Cooling Flavors, as well as flavor modulators such as Bitter Blockers and enhancers of Sweet and Salt tastes. Senomyx is also engaged in a new effort to discover and develop natural high-potency sweeteners. The Company has collaborative agreements with global food, beverage, and ingredient supply companies, some of which are currently marketing products that contain Senomyx’s flavor ingredients. Its corporate socially responsible activities are described on the Senomyx Cares blog at http://www.senomyx-csrblog.com/. For more information, please visit www.senomyx.com.