|Susan Pietropaolo||SMP Communications|
|William Rice||Chairman, President, and CEO|
|Gregory Chow||SVP and CFO|
|Joseph Pantginis||HC Wainwright|
|Jotin Marango||ROTH Capital|
Good afternoon. My name is Victor and I will be your conference operator today. I would like to welcome everyone to the Aptose Biosciences Conference Call for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2018. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. After the speakers remarks there will a question-and-answer session.