EXHIBIT 32.1

 

CERTIFICATION OF PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER

PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350, AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO

SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

 

Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §1350, as created by Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the undersigned officer of Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (the “Registrant”) hereby certifies, to such officer’s knowledge, that:

 

(1)the accompanying Annual Report on Form 10-K of the Registrant for the year ended December 31, 2016 (the “Report”) fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or Section 15(d), as applicable, of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; and

 

(2)the information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Registrant.

 

Date: March 2, 2017

 

  By: /s/ Jeffrey Riley
    Name: Jeffrey Riley
    Title:  Chief Executive Officer
          (Principal Executive Officer)