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Affymetrix's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Affymetrix (AFFX)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

May 03, 2012 5:00 pm ET

Executives

Doug Farrell - Vice President of Investor Relations

Frank Witney - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

Timothy C. Barabe - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President

Analysts

Travis Steed - Macquarie Research

David C. Clair - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division

Peter Lawson - Mizuho Securities USA Inc., Research Division

Jeff Ares - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Daniel Brennan - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Quintin J. Lai - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

Doug Schenkel - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division

Daniel L. Leonard - Leerink Swann LLC, Research Division

Daniel Arias - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Bryan Brokmeier - Maxim Group LLC, Research Division

Unknown Analyst

Derik De Bruin - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Greetings, and welcome to the Affymetrix First Quarter Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Doug Farrell, Vice President of Investor Relations for Affymetrix. Thank you, Mr. Farrell, you may begin.

Doug Farrell

Thank you, operator. Good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to the conference call. At the close of the market today, we released our operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. Joining me on the call today is our President and CEO, Frank Witney; as well as our CFO, Tim Barabe. As a reminder, today's call is being recorded and the audio from the call is being webcast over the Internet on our home page at affymetrix.com.

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