On behalf of the nominators and the committee, it is with great personal pleasure that I introduce Dr. Austin J. MacInnis, recipient of this year's ASP Distinguished Service Award.

Dr. MacInnis received his B.A. degree from Concordia College, Moorehead, Minnesota, and headed south with his lovely bride, Virginia to Tallahassee, Florida, where he received his M.Sc. and Ph.D., as well as the Outstanding Graduate Student award in Professor Bob Short's laboratory. Encouraged by Professor Short, he became a member of the ASP. Upon completion of his doctoral degree, Mac proceeded to Rice University for postdoctoral training with Clark Read. Subsequently, he moved to UCLA, where his activities in the Society increased markedly. Mac vigorously promoted experimental parasitology in 2 invited lectures at annual ASP meetings. He served on the committee that established the Stoll–Stunkard Endowment and has diligently helped to protect it to this day....

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