Life Technologies (LIFE) Q1 2012 Earnings Call April 24, 2012 4:30 pm ET Executives Carol A. Cox - Vice President of Investor Relations Gregory T. Lucier - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David F. Hoffmeister - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President Mark P. Stevenson - President and Chief Operating Officer Carol Cox - Analysts Jonathan P. Groberg - Macquarie Research Amit Bhalla - Citigroup Inc, Research Division Quintin J. Lai - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division Tycho W. Peterson - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Paul R. Knight - Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Research Division Joshua Riegelhaupt - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division Jon Davis Wood - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division Derik De Bruin - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division Doug Schenkel - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division Vamil Divan - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division Isaac Ro - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Daniel L. Leonard - Leerink Swann LLC, Research Division Bill Bonello - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division Bryan Brokmeier - Maxim Group LLC, Research Division Daniel Arias - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division PresentationOperator
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Life Technologies Corporation First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. I would now like to introduce our host for today, Ms. Carol Cox, Vice President of Investor Relations. Ma'am, please go ahead. Carol A. Cox Thank you, Karen, and good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to Life Technologies First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. We issued a press release today at 1 p.m. Pacific Time or 4 p.m. Eastern, posted on our website at lifetechnologies.com and filed on Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We also posted a deck of slides to accompany the webcast today, which may be found on the Events and Presentations section of the Life Technologies Investor Relations website with our other earnings materials.