Seymour J. Kreshover Lecture

The National Institute of Dental Research Lecture series was established in 1983 to recognize outstanding scientific accomplishment in basic and clinical research and to honor distinguished scientists who have made important contributions in areas of dental research. In 1984 the lecture was named for former NIDR director, Seymour J. Kreshover, D.D.S., M.D., Ph.D.

September 22, 1983
"The Promotion and Inhibition of Collagen- Breakdown in Synovial Tissue"
Dame Honor B. Fell

September 17, 1984
"Genetic Analysis of the Virulence of Streptococ- cus Mutans: Prospects for an Anticaries Vaccine"
Roy Curtiss III

September 10, 1985
"Molecular Factors Influencing Neutrophil Defects in Periodontal Disease"
Robert J. Genco

September 24, 1986
"The Role of Saliva in Maintaining Oral Homeostasis"
Irwin Mandel

September 22, 1987
"Gene Regulation in the Development of Oral Tissues"
Harold C. Slavkin

September 26, 1988
"Bacterial Adhesion to Oral Tissues: A Model for Infectious Diseases"
Ronald J. Gibbons

June 13, 1989
"Pathogens, Probes and Perceptions: The Story of Multidisciplinary Oral Aids Research"
Deborah and John Greenspan

May 30, 1990
"The Sense of Taste: New Directions for Dentistry"
Linda Bartoshuk

June 4, 1991
"Memroy Mechanisms and Pain"
Ronald Melzack

June 16, 1992
"Muscosal Immunology: Expectations for the 90s"
Jiri Mestecky

June 15, 1993
"Molecular Genetics and Craniofacial Develop- ment"
Robert Williamson