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 * Linthwaite Stephen Christopher 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol FLUIDIGM CORP [ FLDM ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
President & CEO
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
C/O FLUIDIGM CORPORATION, 2 TOWER PLACE, STE 2000
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
8/20/2020
(Street)
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94080
(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  8/20/2020    M    4750  A $0  215609 (1) D   
Common Stock  8/20/2020    M    7813  A $0  223422  D   
Common Stock  8/20/2020    M    6882  A $0  230304  D   
Common Stock  8/20/2020    F    9791  D $7.91  220513  D   

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 Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. 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 Date 7. 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)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units   (2) 8/20/2020    M        4750    (3)  (3) Common Stock  4750.0  $0  7917  D   
Restricted Stock Units   (2) 8/20/2020    M        7813    (4)  (4) Common Stock  7813.0  $0  54691  D   
Restricted Stock Units   (2) 8/20/2020    M        6882    (5)  (5) Common Stock  6882.0  $0  68820  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Includes 4,613 shares purchased on May 31, 2020 under the Company's 2017 Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
(2)  Each Restricted Stock Unit represents the contingent right to receive one share of FLDM common stock.
(3)  On February 13, 2017, the Reporting Person was granted 76,000 Restricted Stock Units vesting as to 1/12th of the total number of shares on May 20, 2017, and as to 1/16th of the total number of shares each quarter thereafter.
(4)  On June 11, 2018, the Reporting Person was granted 125,000 Restricted Stock Units vesting as to 1/16th of the total number of shares on August 20, 2018, and as to 1/16th of the total number of shares each quarter thereafter.
(5)  On February 19, 2019, the Reporting Person was granted 110,112 Restricted Stock Units vesting as to 1/4th of the total number of shares on February 20, 2020, and as to 1/16th of the total number of shares each quarter thereafter.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Linthwaite Stephen Christopher
C/O FLUIDIGM CORPORATION
2 TOWER PLACE, STE 2000
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94080


President & CEO

Signatures
/s/ Stephen Christopher Linthwaite by Nicholas Khadder, Attorney-in-Fact 8/24/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
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