HELICOS BIOSCIENCES CORP 8-K 2008
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): March 11, 2008
HELICOS BIOSCIENCES CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On March 11, 2008, Helicos BioSciences Corporation (the Company) issued a press release (the Press Release) announcing the Companys financial results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007 (the Results) and held a conference call regarding those Results (the Conference Call). The Press Release and a transcript of the Conference Call are attached as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, respectively, to this Current report on Form 8-K and are incorporated herein by reference.
The information in this Current Report, including the exhibits attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of such section. The information in this Current Report, including the exhibits, shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended or the Exchange Act, regardless of any incorporation by reference language in any such filing.
Certain statements included in the press release and the conference call transcript that are not strictly historical may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. The management of the Company cautions that forward-looking statements are not guarantees, and that actual results could differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Investors are also directed to consider the risks and uncertainties discussed in documents filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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.
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