Amyris
AMYRIS, INC. (Form: 4, Received: 07/05/2011 18:05:38)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public
Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Melo John
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

AMYRIS, INC. [ AMRS ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
President and CEO
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O AMYRIS, INC., 5885 HOLLIS ST., SUITE 100
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

6/30/2011
(Street)

EMERYVILLE, CA 94608
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   6/30/2011     M (1)    11900   A $0.28   34900   D    
Common Stock   6/30/2011     S (1)    11900   (2) D $28.1921   (3) 23000   D    
Common Stock   7/1/2011     M (1)    19970   A $.28   42970   D    
Common Stock   7/1/2011     S (1)    19970   (2) D $28.0537   (4) 23000   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy)   $0.28   6/30/2011     M   (1)       11900      (5) (6) 1/18/2017   Common Stock   11900   $0   804000   D    
Stock Option (Right to Buy)   $.28   7/1/2011     M   (1)       19970      (5) (6) 1/18/2017   Common Stock   19970   $0   784030   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  The transactions were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the Reporting Person on December 15, 2010, as amended.
( 2)  Represents the aggregate of sales effected on the same day at different prices pursuant to the plan in footnote (1).
( 3)  Represents the weighted average sales price per share. The shares sold at prices ranging from $28.00 to $28.93 per share. Full information regarding the number of shares sold at each price shall be provided upon request to the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Issuer, or a security holder of the Issuer.
( 4)  Represents the weighted average sales price per share. The shares sold at prices ranging from $27.67 to $28.20 per share. Full information regarding the number of shares sold at each price shall be provided upon request to the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Issuer, or a security holder of the Issuer.
( 5)  Immediately exercisable.
( 6)  The stock option vested as to 1/5th of the total number of shares subject to the option on October 23, 2007, and thereafter vested and shall vest as to 1/60th of the total number of shares subject to the option in equal monthly installments.

Remarks:
Exhibit List Exhibit 24 - Power of Attorney

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Melo John
C/O AMYRIS, INC.
5885 HOLLIS ST., SUITE 100
EMERYVILLE, CA 94608
X
President and CEO

Signatures
/s/ John Melo by Nicholas Khadder, Attorney-in-Fact 7/5/2011
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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Exhibit 24

POWER OF ATTORNEY

KNOW ALL BY THESE PRESENTS, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints Jeryl Hilleman, Tamara Tompkins, Nicholas Khadder, Andrew Ancheta and Jeannine Hensley, each with power to act without the other, his or her true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

(1) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity as a representative of Amyris, Inc. (the "Company"), any and all Form ID filings, Forms 3, 4 and 5 reports required to be filed by the undersigned in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Act of 1934 and the rules and regulations thereunder with respect to transactions in Company securities;

(2) do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form ID filings, Forms 3, 4 and 5 and timely file such forms with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority; and

(3) take any other action which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned in connection with the foregoing powers.

The undersigned hereby grants to such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that any such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that each such attorney-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, is not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities Act of 1934.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 or 5 with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in Company securities, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to any of the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of this 13th day of May, 2011.

By: /s/ John Melo
(signature)

Name: John Melo
(print name)