FORM 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 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 *
  Nowinski Robert C.
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
07/28/2014
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
CONTRAFECT Corp [CFRX]
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
350 CENTRAL PARK WEST, 14J
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director __X__ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
(Street)

NEW YORK, NY 10025
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 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)
Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 189,671
D
 

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Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
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
Options ( Right to Buy)   (1) 04/14/2020 Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 14,285 $ 3.5 D  
Options ( Right to Buy)   (1) 12/30/2020 Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 242,857 $ 9.03 D  
Options( Right to Buy)   (1) 02/07/2021 Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 142,857 $ 9.03 D  
Options( Right to Buy)   (1) 02/07/2021 Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 142,857 $ 9.03 D  
Options( Right to Buy)   (1) 02/26/2023 Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 377,857 $ 3.5 D  
Options( Right to Buy)   (1) 12/17/2023 Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 35,714 $ 6.02 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Nowinski Robert C.
350 CENTRAL PARK WEST
14J
NEW YORK, NY 10025
    X    

Signatures

/s/ Nancy Dong, Attorney-in-Fact for Robert C. Nowinski 07/28/2014
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5(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) Currently Exercisable

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