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): May 10, 2018
GENOCEA BIOSCIENCES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
Cambridge Discovery Park
100 Acorn Park Drive, 5th Floor
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code): (617) 876-8191
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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This amendment on Form 8-K/A (the “Form 8-K/A”) is an amendment to the Current Report on Form 8-K of Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (the “Company”) filed on May 10, 2018 (the “Original 8-K”). In the Original 8-K, the Company inadvertently included the incorrect signatory on the signature page. This Form 8-K/A amends the Original 8-K for the sole purpose of including the correct signatory on the signature page. Other than as described in this Explanatory Note, this Form 8-K/A is identical to the Original 8-K. This 8-K/A speaks as of the original filing date of the Original 8-K, does not reflect events that may have occurred subsequent to the original filing date, and does not modify or update in any way disclosures made in the Original 8-K.
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On May 10, 2018, Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (the "Company") announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. A full text of the press release issued in connection with the announcement is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose, and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
GENOCEA BIOSCIENCES, INC.
/s/ WILLIAM D. CLARK
William D. Clark
President and Chief Executive Officer
Date: May 10, 2018