Metabolix, Inc. (MBLX) Q4 2011 Earnings Conference Call March 6, 2012 4:30 PM ET Executives James Palczynski – ICR Rick Eno – President & CEO Joe Hill – CFO Analysts Jeff Zekauskas – JP Morgan Mike Ritzenthaler – Piper Jaffray JinMing Liu – Ardour Capital Laurence Alexander – Jefferies Jeff Osborne – Stifel Nicolas PresentationOperator
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Metabolix Incorporated fourth quarter and fiscal year 2011 earnings conference call. Today's call is being recorded. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. Instructions will be provided at that time for you to queue up for your questions. I would like to turn the conference over to Mr. James Palczynski of ICR. Please go ahead. James Palczynski Thank you, operator, and good afternoon, everyone. Metabolix released fourth quarter and year-end 2011 financial results after the market closed today. If you do not yet have a copy, the press release one may be found on the website at www.metabolix.com in the Investor Relations section. In addition, for today’s call we have several slides that accompany the presentation, and I will note that these are running as part of our webcast, which is also available on our website. These slides will also become available on the Metabolix’s website following today’s call. Making the presentation today will be Richard Eno, President and Chief Executive Officer of Metabolix; and Joseph Hill, Chief Financial Officer of the company. They are joined by Oliver Peoples, the co-founder of Metabolix and Chief Scientific Officer.