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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

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(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
HIXSON HARRY F JR
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SEQUENOM INC [SQNM]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
CEO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
3595 JOHN HOPKINS COURT
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/07/2012
(Street)

SAN DIEGO, CA 92121
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction 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 02/07/2012   A   10,001(1) A $ 0 85,694(2) D  
Common Stock 02/07/2012   A   10,001(1) A $ 0 95,695(2) D  
Common Stock 02/07/2012   A   2,499(1) A $ 0 98,194(2) D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction 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
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(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
Incentive Stock Option (right to buy) $4.92 02/07/2012   A   16,750     (3) 02/06/2022 Common Stock 16,750 $ 0 16,750 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $4.92 02/07/2012   A   385,250     (3) 02/06/2022 Common Stock 385,250 $ 0 385,250 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
HIXSON HARRY F JR
3595 JOHN HOPKINS COURT
SAN DIEGO, CA 92121
  X     CEO  

Signatures

 By: Clarke Neumann, as attorney-in-fact For: Harry Hixson, Jr.   02/08/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) On 1/25/11, the reporting person was granted a performance based restricted stock unit award. The award vests based on the satisfaction of certain performance criteria. The performance criteria was met, resulting in vesting of the award as to a total of 22,501 shares.
(2) The beneficially owned common stock holdings reflected in Table I of this form include purchases of 3,339 shares on 1/31/12, pursuant to the Issuer's Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
(3) The shares subject to the options shall vest in 48 equal monthly installments commencing on 2/7/12, such that the shares subject to the option are fully vested on 2/7/16.

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