Introduction to synthetic analogue chemistry (J.P. Collman, X. Zhang). Metalloprotein structure and function (R.J.P. Williams). Ferritin and iron biomineralization (G.S. Waldo, E.C. Thiel). Biomimetic coordination polymers (C-T. Chen). Biomimetic shape-selective oxidations (K.S. Suslick, S. van Duesen-Jeffries). Small substrate recognition in heme proteins (P.M. Champion, J.T. Sage). Protein-protein recognition in long-distance electron transfer (F.S. Millett, B. Durham). Electron transfer (F.S. Millett, B. Durham). Metal binding effects on nucleic acid structures (K. Akoi). Nucleic acid structure recognition (C.M. Dupureur, J.K. Barton). Footprinting of nucleic acids by iron-based reagents (T.D. Tullius).