|Susan Pietropaolo||SMP Communications|
|William Rice||Chairman, President, and CEO|
|Gregory Chow||SVP and CFO|
|Gregory Renza||RBC Capital Markets|
|Joe Pantginis||HC Wainwright|
|John Newman||Canaccord Genuity Limited|
Good afternoon. My name is Dillon and I’ll be your conference operator today. I would like to welcome everyone to the Aptose Biosciences Conference Call for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2018. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. After the speakers remarks there will a question-and-answer session.