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): January 9, 2017
SYNTHETIC BIOLOGICS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of
|(Commission File No.)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
9605 Medical Center Drive, Ste. 270
Rockville, MD 20850
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (301) 417-4364
(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:
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (the “Company”) will be making several investor presentations over the next couple of weeks, including a presentation at the Biotech Showcase 2017 Conference on January 9, 2017, in San Francisco, California. In connection with the presentations, the Company 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 or in the press release 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 any of the Exhibits.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following exhibit is being filed as part of this Report.
|99.1||Presentation materials to be provided at Synthetic Biologics, Inc.’s presentations|
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.
|SYNTHETIC BIOLOGICS, INC.|
|Date: January 9, 2017||By:||/s/ Steven A. Shallcross|
|Name:||Steven A. Shallcross|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|