Dicerna Pharmaceuticals
Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc (Form: 3, Received: 01/11/2016 16:08:01)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

GREEN JOHN B

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
1/1/2016 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc [DRNA]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

C/O DICERNA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., 87 CAMBRIDGEPARK DRIVE

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
___ X ___ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)
Interim CFO /

(Street)

CAMBRIDGE, MA 02140       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. 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 Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:

Remarks:
Exhibit 24.1 - Power of Attorney
No securities are beneficially owned.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
GREEN JOHN B
C/O DICERNA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
87 CAMBRIDGEPARK DRIVE
CAMBRIDGE, MA 02140


Interim CFO

Signatures
/s/ Michael Todisco, attorney-in-fact 1/11/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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                         LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR
                        SECTION 16 REPORTING OBLIGATIONS

       Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby makes,
constitutes and appoints each of Douglas Fambrough and Michael Todisco, or
either of them acting individually, and with full power of substitution, the
undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

       (1)   prepare, execute in the undersigned's name and on the undersigned's
             behalf, and submit to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
             (the "SEC") a Form ID, including amendments thereto, and any other
             documents necessary or appropriate to obtain codes and passwords
             enabling the undersigned to make electronic filings with the SEC of
             reports required by Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of
             1934 (the "Exchange Act") or any rule or regulation of the SEC;

       (2)   execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's
             capacity as an officer and/or director of Dicerna Pharmaceuticals,
             Inc. (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4, and 5 in accordance with Section
             16(a) of the Exchange Act and the rules thereunder;

       (3)   seek or obtain, as the undersigned's representative and on the
             undersigned's behalf, information on transactions in the Company's
             securities from any third party, including brokers, employee
             benefit plan administrators and trustees, and the undersigned
             hereby authorizes any such person to release any such information
             to the undersigned and approves and ratifies any such release of
             information;

       (4)   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 3, 4, or 5, complete and execute any
             amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file such form with the
             SEC and any stock exchange or similar authority; and

       (5)   take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the
             foregoing 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, it being understood that the documents executed by
             such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this
             Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such
             terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such
             attorney-in- fact's discretion.

       The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power
and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever
requisite, necessary, 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 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 the
foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the
undersigned, are not assuming nor relieving, nor is the Company assuming nor
relieving, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16
of the Exchange Act.  The undersigned acknowledges that neither the Company nor
the foregoing attorneys-in-fact assume (i) any liability for the undersigned's
responsibility to comply with the requirement of the Exchange Act, (ii) any
liability of the undersigned for any failure to comply with such requirements,
or (iii) any obligation or liability of the undersigned for profit disgorgement
under Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act.

       This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
earliest of (a) the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5
in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Exchange Act and the rules thereunder
with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities
issued by the Company, (b) neither Douglas Fambrough nor Michael Todisco is
employed by the Company, or (c) if revoked by the undersigned in a signed
writing delivered to each such attorney-in-fact.

       IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to
be executed as of this 11th day of January, 2016.


                                       /s/ John B. Green
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                                        Signature

                                       John B. Green
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