SOURCE: Applied DNA Sciences

Applied DNA Sciences

April 10, 2015 14:45 ET

Applied DNA Sciences Announces Introduction of DNAnet® in Huntington Station, New York

STONY BROOK, NY--(Marketwired - April 10, 2015) - Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN) (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology supply chain and product authentication solutions, participated in a media event today, Friday, April 10, 2015, in Huntington Station, New York. The company announced plans to utilize APDN's DNAnet kits for home asset marking and protection. In attendance were Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D., Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory and Chief James Burke of the Suffolk County Police Department. Also in attendance were Deputy Inspector William Read of Suffolk County 2nd Precinct, Chief Ric Bruckenthal, Village of Northport Police and Keith Barrett, President of the Huntington Station Business Improvement District.

DNAnet comes as a turnkey kit, ready to use and complete with home and vehicle alert signs. Communities can use signage to assert that DNAnet is being employed in their community to prevent crimes. Each kit has a unique DNA mark with the capacity to mark up to 100 items. Application is easy, involving a quick swab of DNAnet onto an item, followed by registration of the item on a secure site. Kits will be available for sale on our website www.adnas.com.

"For the first time ever, a U.S. law enforcement agency is empowered by DNAnet, a forensic tool that can identify the rightful owners of lost or stolen property," stated Dr. James A Hayward, President and CEO of Applied DNA Sciences.

For James Hayward's speaking notes, please click here.

About Applied DNA Sciences

We make life real and safe by providing botanical-DNA based security and authentication solutions and services that can help protect products, brands, entire supply chains, and intellectual property of companies, governments and consumers from theft, counterfeiting, fraud and diversion. SigNature® DNA describes the platform ingredient that is at the heart of all of our security and authentication solutions. SigNature DNA is at the core of a family of uncopyable products such as DNAnet®, our anti-theft product, SigNature® T, targeted toward textiles, and digitalDNA®, providing powerful track and trace. All provide a forensic chain of evidence and can be used to prosecute perpetrators.

Applied DNA Sciences common stock is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol APDN, and its warrants are listed under the symbol APDNW.

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