SOURCE: Applied DNA Sciences, Inc.

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc.

December 14, 2009 20:04 ET

Applied DNA Sciences Announces Results of Stockholders' Meeting

STONY BROOK, NY--(Marketwire - December 14, 2009) - Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN) announced today the results of its Annual Meeting of Stockholders which was held today. At the meeting, stockholders voted to reelect the existing three members of the Board of Directors to serve for the ensuing year and ratified the appointment of RBSM LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending September 2009.

About APDN

APDN sells patented DNA security solutions to protect products, brands and intellectual property from counterfeiting and diversion. SigNature DNA is a botanical mark used to authenticate products in a unique manner that essentially cannot be copied. APDN also provides BioMaterial GenoTyping™ by detecting genomic DNA in natural materials to authenticate finished products. Both technologies protect brands and products in a wide range of industries and provide a forensic chain of evidence that can be used to prosecute perpetrators. To learn more, go to where APDN routinely posts all press releases.

The statements made by APDN may be forward-looking in nature and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements describe APDN's future plans, projections, strategies and expectations, and are based on assumptions and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of APDN. Actual results could differ materially from those projected due to our short operating history, limited financial resources, limited market acceptance, market competition and various other factors detailed from time to time in APDN's SEC reports and filings, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed on December 16, 2008 and our subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. APDN undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date hereof to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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