Agenus Inc. (AGEN) Q2 2011 Earnings Call July 28, 2011 10:00 AM ET Executives Shalini Sharp – Vice President and CFO Garo Armen – Chairman and CEO Analysts Vernon Bernardino – Dawson James Reni Benjamin – Rodman Bryan Hares – Private Investor Ernest Gabriel – Private Investor PresentationOperator
Good morning. My name is Tracy, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Agenus Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speaker’s remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) Thank you. And I’ll now introduce and turn the call over to Ms. Shalini Sharp, Vice President and CFO. You may begin your conference. Shalini Sharp Thank you and good morning, everyone. Welcome to Agenus’ conference call to discuss the financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2011. With me today is Garo Armen, Chairman and CEO. We hope that all of you have had a chance to review the press release that was issued this morning. During this call, we will review our financial results, as well as provide a corporate update. We will then open up the call to a Q&A session. But before I continue, I would like to remind you that this conference call will contain forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the company’s cash position, timing of potential income streams and development and commercialization efforts, timelines, availability of data and potential efficacy with respect to products and product candidates of the company and/or its licensees and partners.