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): April 28, 2023
SENTI BIOSCIENCES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Delaware|| ||001-40440|| ||86-2437900|
(State or other jurisdiction
2 Corporate Drive, First Floor
South San Francisco, California 94080
(Address of principal executive offices including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (650) 382-3281
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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|Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share|| ||SNTI|| ||The Nasdaq Global Market|
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On April 26, 2023, Mr. David R. Epstein, informed the board of directors (the “Board”) of Senti Biosciences, Inc. (“Senti”) of his intention to resign as a director of Senti, including resignation from all the committees of the Board on which he serves, effective as of the close of business on June 16, 2023. Mr. Epstein has resigned in order to minimize potential conflict or the appearance of conflict with his role as Chief Executive Officer of Seagen, Inc. (an oncology company) rather than because of any disagreement relating to any of Senti’s operations, policies or practices. He has expressed his support for Senti’s mission to transform cell and gene therapies with gene circuits going forward. Senti would like to thank Mr. Epstein for his contributions and service on its Board.
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.
|SENTI BIOSCIENCES, INC.|
April 28, 2023
|By:|| ||/s/ Timothy Lu|
|Name:|| ||Timothy Lu, M.D., Ph.D.|
|Title:|| ||Chief Executive Officer & President|