Solexa, Inc. Announces Results Of Annual Meeting Of Stockholders

HAYWARD, Calif. & CAMBRIDGE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 4, 2006--Solexa, Inc. (Nasdaq:SLXA) announced that at its Annual Meeting of Stockholders held today, the Company's stockholders approved all of the proposals included in the Company's 2006 proxy statement. The approved proposals included the election of seven nominees to serve on the Company's Board of Directors; an amendment to the Company's Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the authorized number of shares of common stock from 60,000,000 to 200,000,000 shares; the adoption of the Company's 2005 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended, to increase the number of shares of common stock authorized for issuance under the plan by 3,000,000 shares; authorization of the Board of Directors to adopt a stockholder rights plan; and ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the current fiscal year ending December 31, 2006.

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