# Biometry & Statistics (BTRY)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

### BTRY 3010Biological Statistics I

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

Syllabi:
•   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: STSCI 2200

• 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  4962 BTRY 3010   LEC 001

• TR Warren Hall B25
• Earls, C

• Prerequisites: one semester of calculus.

•  4963 BTRY 3010   LAB 401

•  4964 BTRY 3010   LAB 402

•  4965 BTRY 3010   LAB 403

•  4966 BTRY 3010   LAB 404

•  4967 BTRY 3010   LAB 405

•  4995 BTRY 3010   LAB 406

### BTRY 3080Probability Models and Inference

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ILRST 3080STSCI 3080

• 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  4014 BTRY 3080   LEC 001

• TR Olin Hall 255
• Bunea, F

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

•  4015 BTRY 3080   DIS 201

•  4085 BTRY 3080   DIS 202

### BTRY 3100Statistical Sampling

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRST 3100STSCI 3100

• 4 Credits Graded

•  1458 BTRY 3100   LEC 001

• Prerequisite: two semesters of statistics.

### BTRY 4030Linear Models with Matrices

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

Syllabi:
•   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: STSCI 4030STSCI 5030

• 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  4042 BTRY 4030   LEC 001

• MW Olin Hall 255
• Hooker, G

• 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.

•  4391 BTRY 4030   LAB 401

•  4609 BTRY 4030   LAB 402

• 18312 BTRY 4030   LAB 403

• 18313 BTRY 4030   LAB 404

### BTRY 4270Introduction to Survival Analysis

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STSCI 4270

• 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  4396 BTRY 4270   LEC 001

• TR Ives Hall 215
• Smith, M

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

### BTRY 4810Population Genetics

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIOMG 4810

• 4 Credits Graded

•  1080 BTRY 4810   LEC 001

• MWF Warren Hall 101
• Messer, P

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

•  1081 BTRY 4810   DIS 201

• M Warren Hall 113
• Messer, P

•  1082 BTRY 4810   DIS 202

• T Warren Hall 150
• Messer, P

### BTRY 4840Computational Genetics and Genomics

Computational methods for analyzing genetic and genomic data.Â  Topics include sequence alignment, hidden Markov Models for discovering sequence features, motif finding using Gibbs sampling, phylogenetic ... view course details

Syllabi:
•   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 6840CS 4775

• 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  4727 BTRY 4840   LEC 001

• TR Weill Hall 226
• Williams, A

• Prerequisites: BTRY 3010 and CS 2110 or equivalents.

•  4728 BTRY 4840   DIS 201

### BTRY 4950Statistical Consulting

This course will give students the opportunity to apply the statistical knowledge gained in their courses to "real-life" problems. Students will be integrated in the Cornell Statistical Consulting Unit ... view course details

Syllabi:
•   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BTRY 7950

• 2 Credits Graded

• 16243 BTRY 4950   LEC 001

### BTRY 4970Undergraduate Individual Study in Biometry and Statistics

Consists of 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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  1039 BTRY 4970   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.

• 18748 BTRY 4970   IND 609

• TBA
• Earls, C

### BTRY 4980Undergraduate Supervised Teaching

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  1040 BTRY 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.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

• 18893 BTRY 4980   IND 610

• TBA
• Smith, M

### BTRY 4990Undergraduate Research

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. Â  view course details

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  4613 BTRY 4990   IND 601

• TBA
• Staff

• 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.

### BTRY 6010Statistical Methods I

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

Syllabi:
•   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ILRST 6100

• 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  1041 BTRY 6010   LEC 001

• TR Ives Hall 305
• Basu, S

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

•  1042 BTRY 6010   LAB 402

•  1043 BTRY 6010   LAB 403

•  1044 BTRY 6010   LAB 404

•  4664 BTRY 6010   LAB 405

### BTRY 6840Computational Genetics and Genomics

Computational methods for analyzing genetic and genomic data.Â  Topics include sequence alignment, hidden Markov Models for discovering sequence features, motif finding using Gibbs sampling, phylogenetic ... view course details

Syllabi:
•   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 4840CS 4775

• 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  4729 BTRY 6840   LEC 001

• TR Weill Hall 226
• Williams, A

• Prerequisites: BTRY 3010, CS 2110 or equivalents.

•  4730 BTRY 6840   DIS 201

### BTRY 6940Graduate Special Topics in Biometry and Statistics

Course of lectures selected by the faculty. Because topics usually change from year to year, this course may be repeated for credit. view course details

Syllabi:
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

• Topic: Spatial and Spatial-Temporal Data Analysis

• 18527 BTRY 6940   LEC 001

• MW Warren Hall B50
• Guinness, J

• Prerequisite: Some background preparation in multiple linear regression and probability.

### BTRY 6970Individual Graduate Study in Biometry and Statistics

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  1369 BTRY 6970   IND 601

• TBA
• Booth, J

• Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  2057 BTRY 6970   IND 602

• TBA
• Hooker, G

• Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  2058 BTRY 6970   IND 603

• TBA
• Mezey, J

• Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  2059 BTRY 6970   IND 604

• TBA
• Staff

• Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  2060 BTRY 6970   IND 606

• TBA
• Wells, M

• Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

### BTRY 7900Graduate-Level Dissertation Research

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  1373 BTRY 7900   RSC 701

• TBA
• Booth, J

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2053 BTRY 7900   RSC 702

• TBA
• Hooker, G

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2054 BTRY 7900   RSC 703

• TBA
• Mezey, J

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2055 BTRY 7900   RSC 704

• TBA
• Staff

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2056 BTRY 7900   RSC 706

• TBA
• Wells, M

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

### BTRY 7950Statistical Consulting

Participation in the Cornell Statistical Consulting Unit: faculty-supervised statistical consulting with researchers from other disciplines. Discussion sessions are held for joint consideration of literature ... view course details

Syllabi:
•   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BTRY 4950

• 2 Credits Graded

• 16242 BTRY 7950   LEC 001

• Prerequisite or co-requisite: BTRY 6020 and 4090.

### BTRY 7980Graduate Supervised Teaching

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  1370 BTRY 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.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2049 BTRY 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.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2050 BTRY 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.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2051 BTRY 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.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2052 BTRY 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.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  4034 BTRY 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.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  4049 BTRY 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 8900Master's Level Thesis Research

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  1371 BTRY 8900   RSC 701

• TBA
• Booth, J

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2045 BTRY 8900   RSC 702

• TBA
• Hooker, G

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2046 BTRY 8900   RSC 703

• TBA
• Mezey, J

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2047 BTRY 8900   RSC 704

• TBA
• Staff

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2048 BTRY 8900   RSC 706

• TBA
• Wells, M

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

### BTRY 9900Doctoral-Level Dissertation Research

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  1372 BTRY 9900   RSC 701

• TBA
• Booth, J

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2040 BTRY 9900   RSC 702

• TBA
• Hooker, G

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2041 BTRY 9900   RSC 703

• TBA
• Mezey, J

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2042 BTRY 9900   RSC 704

• TBA
• Staff

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2043 BTRY 9900   RSC 705

• TBA
• Staff

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  2044 BTRY 9900   RSC 706

• TBA
• Wells, M

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