SOURCE: Applied DNA Sciences

Applied DNA Sciences

October 19, 2009 16:30 ET

Applied DNA Sciences Announces Record Date for Annual Stockholders' Meeting

STONY BROOK, NY--(Marketwire - October 19, 2009) - Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN), a DNA security solutions company, today announced that its Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Monday December 14, 2009 at 10:00 AM EST at the Long Island High Technology Incubator in Stony Brook, New York. APDN also announced that its Board of Directors has set the close of business on Friday October 23, 2009 as the record date for determining who may vote at the meeting. All stockholders as of the record date are invited to attend the Annual Meeting where Dr. James Hayward, President and CEO, will discuss the latest accomplishments of the company.

About Applied DNA Sciences, Inc.

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 10K, filed on December 16, 2008 and our subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10Q. 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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