Biometry & Statistics (BTRY)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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BTRY 3010

In this course, students develop statistical methods and apply them to problems encountered in the biological and environmental sciences. Methods include data visualization, population parameter estimation, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: STSCI 2200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16964BTRY 3010  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: one semester of calculus.

  • 16965BTRY 3010  LAB 401

  • 16966BTRY 3010  LAB 402

  • 16967BTRY 3010  LAB 403

  • 16968BTRY 3010  LAB 404

  • 16969BTRY 3010  LAB 405

  • 17278BTRY 3010  LAB 406

BTRY 3080

This course provides an introduction to probability and parametric inference. Topics include: random variables, standard distributions, the law of large numbers, the central limit theorem, likelihood-based ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ILRST 3080STSCI 3080

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4163BTRY 3080  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3010, Calculus II, or the equivalent.

  •  4164BTRY 3080  DIS 201

  •  4239BTRY 3080  DIS 202

BTRY 3100

Theory and application of statistical sampling, especially in regard to sample design, cost, estimation of population quantities, and error estimation. Assessment of nonsampling errors. Discussion ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRST 3100STSCI 3100

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1491BTRY 3100  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: two semesters of statistics.

BTRY 4030

The focus of this course is the theory and application of the general linear model expressed in its matrix form. Topics will include: least squares estimation, multiple linear regression, coding for categorical ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: STSCI 4030

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4193BTRY 4030  LEC 001

  • A two-semester sequence on statistical methods (e.g. BTRY 3010-BTRY 3020), a course on probability and distribution theory (e.g. BTRY 3080 or Math 4710), multivariable calculus, and linear/matrix algebra.

  •  4583BTRY 4030  LAB 401

  •  4814BTRY 4030  LAB 402

BTRY 4270

Develops and uses statistical methods appropriate for analyzing right-censored (i.e., incomplete) time-to-event data. Topics covered include nonparametric estimation (e.g., life table methods, Kaplan Meier ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: STSCI 4270

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4588BTRY 4270  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3080 or equivalent preparation; 3 semesters of calculus.

BTRY 4810

Population genetics is the study of the transmission of genetic variation through time and space. This course explores what the patterns and dynamics of genetic variation in populations can teach us about ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIOMG 4810

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1091BTRY 4810  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 2800, BIOEE 1780, or equivalents.

BTRY 4840

Computational methods for analyzing genetic and genomic data.  Topics include sequence alignment, hidden Markov Models for discovering sequence features, inferring haplotypes and local ancestry, genotype ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 6840CS 4775

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4974BTRY 4840  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3010 and CS 2110 or equivalents.

BTRY 4980

Students assist in teaching a course appropriate to their previous training. Students meet with a discussion or laboratory section and regularly discuss objectives with the course instructor. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1050BTRY 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students from all Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

BTRY 4990

Permits outstanding undergraduates to carry out independent study of suitable problems under appropriate supervision. Students cannot receive both pay and credit for the same hours of work.   view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4818BTRY 4990  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bishop, S

  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18631BTRY 4990  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Messer, P

BTRY 6010

Develops and uses statistical methods to analyze data arising from a wide variety of applications. Topics include descriptive statistics, point and interval estimation, hypothesis testing, inference for ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ILRST 6100

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1051BTRY 6010  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students or permission of instructor.

  •  1052BTRY 6010  LAB 402

  •  1053BTRY 6010  LAB 403

  •  1054BTRY 6010  LAB 404

  •  4871BTRY 6010  LAB 405

BTRY 6840

Computational methods for analyzing genetic and genomic data.  Topics include sequence alignment, hidden Markov Models for discovering sequence features, inferring haplotypes and local ancestry, genotype ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 4840CS 4775

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4976BTRY 6840  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3010, CS 2110 or equivalents.

BTRY 6890

Graduate seminar on current topics in population genetics. Readings are chosen primarily from current scientific literature. Participation in discussion and presentation of at least one paper required ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18430BTRY 6890  SEM 101

BTRY 6970

Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Because topics usually change from year to year, this course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1398BTRY 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2132BTRY 6970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2133BTRY 6970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2134BTRY 6970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2135BTRY 6970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

BTRY 7900

Research at the Ph.D. level. view course details

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1402BTRY 7900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2128BTRY 7900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2129BTRY 7900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2130BTRY 7900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2131BTRY 7900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

BTRY 7980

Students assist in teaching a course appropriate to their previous training. Students meet with a discussion section, prepare course materials, and assist in grading. Credit hours are determined in consultation ... view course details

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1399BTRY 7980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2124BTRY 7980  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2125BTRY 7980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2126BTRY 7980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2127BTRY 7980  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4185BTRY 7980  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Sullivan, P

  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4200BTRY 7980  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

BTRY 8900

Research at the M.S. level. view course details

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1400BTRY 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2120BTRY 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2121BTRY 8900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2122BTRY 8900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2123BTRY 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

BTRY 9900

Thesis research for Ph.D. candidates after "A" exam has been passed. view course details

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1401BTRY 9900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2115BTRY 9900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2116BTRY 9900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2117BTRY 9900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2118BTRY 9900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2119BTRY 9900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.