|Doug Farrell||Vice President-Investor Relations|
|Brad Gray||President and Chief Executive Officer|
|Tom Bailey||Chief Financial Officer|
|Tycho Peterson||JP Morgan|
|Steve Beuchaw||Morgan Stanley|
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to NanoString 2018 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later we will conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will follow at that time. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this call will be recorded. I would now like to introduce your host for today’s conference Mr.