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 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

SCHIMMEL PAUL
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

aTYR PHARMA INC [ LIFE ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__X__ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

3545 JOHN HOPKINS COURT, SUITE #250
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

2/10/2020
(Street)

SAN DIEGO, CA 92121
(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 2/10/2020  P  254000 (1)A$4.25 (1)437590 I See Footnote (2)
Common Stock         2890 D  
Common Stock         63023 I See Footnote (3)

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 Security3. Trans. Date3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any4. 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 Date7. 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)
CodeV(A)(D)Date ExercisableExpiration DateTitleAmount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
(1) Represents shares purchased in an underwritten public offering at a public offering price of $4.25 per share.
(2) There shares are owned directly by Schimmel Revocable Trust U/A Dtd 9/6/2000. The Reporting Person and his spouse are trustees of the Schimmel Revocable Trust U/A Dtd 9/6/2000.
(3) These shares are owned directly by Paul Schimmel Prototype PSP, Paul Schimmel Trustee, FBO Paul Schimmel. The Reporting Person is the sole owner of the Paul Schimmel Prototype PSP, Paul Schimmel Trustee, FBO Paul Schimmel.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director10% OwnerOfficerOther
SCHIMMEL PAUL
3545 JOHN HOPKINS COURT, SUITE #250
SAN DIEGO, CA 92121
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Signatures
Nancy E. Denyes, Attorney-in-Fact2/11/2020
**Signature of Reporting PersonDate

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