Richard Smith, director of proteomics at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has been named recipient of the 2013 Award for a Distinguished Contribution in Mass Spectrometry by the American Society for Mass Spectrometry.

Smith was selected for his work on the electrodynamic ion funnel, a technology used in a wide range of mass spectrometers. He will receive the award, which comes with a $10,000 cash prize, at this year's ASMS Annual Conference June 9-13 in Minneapolis, Minn.

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