Life Technologies (LIFE) Q2 2012 Earnings Call July 31, 2012 4:30 pm ET Executives Carol A. Cox - Vice President of Investor Relations Gregory T. Lucier - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ronnie Andrews David F. Hoffmeister - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President Mark P. Stevenson - President and Chief Operating Officer Analysts Jonathan P. Groberg - Macquarie Research Amit Bhalla - Citigroup Inc, Research Division Tycho W. Peterson - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Derik De Bruin - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division Daniel L. Leonard - Leerink Swann LLC, Research Division Doug Schenkel - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division David Ferreiro - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division Daniel Brennan - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Ross Muken - ISI Group Inc., Research Division Peter Lawson - Mizuho Securities USA Inc., Research Division Isaac Ro - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Jon Davis Wood - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division PresentationOperator
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Life Technologies Quarter 2 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. I would now like to turn the call over to your host for today, Ms. Carol Cox, Vice President of Investor Relations. Carol, you may begin. Carol A. Cox Thank you, Ben, and good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to Life Technologies' Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. We issued our press release today at 1 p.m. Pacific Time or 4 p.m. Eastern Time, posted it on our website at lifetechnologies.com and also filed it on Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, we also posted a deck of slides to accompany today's webcast, which may be found on the Events and Presentations section of the Life Technologies Investor Relations website with our other earnings materials.