Stony Brook, NY. November 20, 2014. Applied DNA Sciences, Inc.(NASDAQ: APDN) (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication, announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of 2,800,000 shares of common stock, and warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 2,800,000 shares of common stock, at an offering price of $3.24 per share and $0.01 per warrant. The warrants have a per share exercise price of $3.50, are exercisable immediately, and expire five years from the date of issuance. The gross proceeds to Applied DNA Sciences from this offering are approximately $9.1 million before deducting the underwriting discount and other offering expenses. The Company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an aggregate of 420,000 additional shares of common stock and/or up to 420,000 additional warrants to cover over-allotments, if any.