Preface. Contributing Authors. Workshop Participants. Profound implications for biophysics of the polymer threading a membrane transition; E.A. DiMarzio. Phage DNA transport across membranes; L. Letellier. Translocation of macromolecules across membranes and through aqueous channels: Translocation across membranes; S.M. Simon. Protein translocation across the outer membrane of mitochondria: Structure and function of the TOM complex of Neurospora crassa; S. Nussberger, W. Neupert. Protein translocation channels in mitochondria: TIM & TOM channels; K.W. Kinnally. Sizing channels with neutral polymers; O.V. Krasilnikov. Dynamic partitioning of neutral polymers into a single ion channel; S.M. Bezrukov, J.J. Kazianowicz. Branched polymers inside nanoscale pores; C. Gay, et al. Physics of DNA threading through a nanometer pore and applications to simultaneous multianalyte sensing; J.J. Kasianowicz, et al. Mechanism of ionic current blockades during polymer transport through pores of nanometer dimensions; D.W. Deamer, et al. Using nanopores to discriminate between single molecules of DNA; D. Branton, A. Meller. Use of a nanoscale pore to read short segments within single polynucleotide molecules; M.A. Akeson, et al. Polymer dynamics in microporous media; B. Åkerman. Entropic barrier theory of polymer translocation; M. Muthukumar. Polymer translocation through a 'complicated' pore; D.K. Lubensky. The polymer barrier crossing problem; W. Sung, P. Jun Park. Brownian tatchets and their application to biological transport processes and macromolecular separation; I. Derényi, R.D. Astumian. Composition and structural dynamics of vertebrate striated muscle thick filaments Role of myosin-associated proteins; Z.A. Podlubnaya. Force-driven folding and unfoldingtransitions in single polymer strand manipulation; M.S.Z. Kellermayer, et al. Dynamics of actin filaments in motility assays. A microscopic model and its numerical simulation; Z. Farkas, et al. Conformation-dependent sequence design of copolymers. Example of bio-evolution mimetics approach; A.R. Khokhlov, et al. Single molecule nucleic acid analysis by fluorescence flow cytometry; P.M. Goodwin, et al. Fluorescence energy transfer reagents for DNA sequencing and analysis. High throughout fluorescent DNA; J. Ju. Index.