SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 6, 2012
SYNTHETIC BIOLOGICS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
617 Detroit Street, Suite 100, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (734) 332-7800
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Jeffrey Riley, Chief Executive Officer and President of Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (the “Company”), will be presenting at the LD MICRO Conference in Los Angeles, CA, as well as making several investor presentations during the next few weeks, the first of which will be on December 6, 2012. In connection with the presentations, Mr. Riley intends to discuss the slide presentation furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto, which is incorporated herein by reference.
The slide presentation attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report includes “safe harbor” language pursuant to the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended, indicating that certain statements contained in the slide presentation are “forward-looking” rather than historical.
The information included in this Item 7.01 and in Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing. The Company undertakes no duty or obligation to update or revise information included in this Report or the Exhibit.
The following exhibit is being filed as part of this Report.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.