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 16, 2014
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification Number)
|12325 Emmet Street|
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On January 16, 2014, Transgenomic, Inc. (the “Company”) issued the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 announcing that the Company has filed an application to list its common stock on The Nasdaq Capital Market and that the Company’s board of directors authorized and approved, pursuant to the authorization approved by the Company’s stockholders at the special meeting of stockholders held on January 14, 2014, a 1-for-12 reverse stock split of the Company’s common stock to be effective at5:00 p.m. Central Time on January 27, 2014.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release issued by Transgenomic, Inc. on January 16, 2014.|
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.
|January 16, 2014||TRANSGENOMIC, INC.|
|By:/s/ Mark P. Colonnese|
Name: Mark P. Colonnese
Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer