# Biometry & Statistics (BTRY)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

### 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

•  3859 BTRY 3010   LEC 001

• Prerequisites: one semester of calculus.

•  3860 BTRY 3010   LAB 401

•  3861 BTRY 3010   LAB 402

•  3862 BTRY 3010   LAB 403

•  3863 BTRY 3010   LAB 404

•  3864 BTRY 3010   LAB 405

•  3880 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:
•   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ILRST 3080STSCI 3080

• 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  3268 BTRY 3080   LEC 001

• TR Kimball Hall B11
• Bunea, F

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

•  3269 BTRY 3080   DIS 201

•  3320 BTRY 3080   DIS 202

• M Ives Hall 305
• Bunea, F

### 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

•  1349 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: none
•   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: STSCI 4030STSCI 5030

• 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  3291 BTRY 4030   LEC 001

• MW Kimball Hall B11
• Guinness, J

• 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.

•  3531 BTRY 4030   LAB 401

•  3670 BTRY 4030   LAB 402

•  4063 BTRY 4030   LAB 403

•  4064 BTRY 4030   LAB 404

### BTRY 4090Theory of Statistics

Introduction to classical theory of parametric statistical inference that builds on the material covered in BTRY 3080. Topics include sampling distributions, principles of data reduction, likelihood, parameter ... view course details

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: STSCI 4090

• 4 Credits Graded

• 18787 BTRY 4090   LEC 001

• Prerequisite: BTRY 3080 or MATH 4710 or equivalent and at least one introductory statistics course.

• 18788 BTRY 4090   DIS 201

• F Warren Hall 101
• Wegkamp, M

### 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

•  3536 BTRY 4270   LEC 001

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

### BTRY 4381Biomedical Data Mining and Modeling

A biomedical data science course using Python and available bioinformatics tools and techniques for the analysis of molecular biological data, including biosequences, microarrays, and networks.Â  This course ... view course details

Syllabi:
•   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BTRY 6381

• 3 Credits Graded

•  4216 BTRY 4381   LEC 001

• Prerequisite: at least one introductory course in computer programming (any language) and one in statistical methods, or permission of the instructor.

•  4217 BTRY 4381   LAB 401

• R Uris Hall 202
• Yu, H

### 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:
•   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIOMG 4810

• 4 Credits Graded

•  1056 BTRY 4810   LEC 001

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

•  1057 BTRY 4810   DIS 201

•  1058 BTRY 4810   DIS 202

### 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

•  3749 BTRY 4840   LEC 001

• TR Weill Hall 226
• Williams, A

• Prerequisites: BTRY 3010 and CS 2110 or equivalents.

•  3750 BTRY 4840   DIS 201

• F Ives Hall 105
• Williams, A

### 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: none
•   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BTRY 7950STSCI 4950

• 2 Credits Graded

•  3994 BTRY 4950   LEC 001

• Prerequisite: A one year sequence of an introductory statistics course which covers probability, ANOVA, and linear regression. For example, BTRY 3010 and BTRY 3020, or BTRY 6010 and BTRY 6020.

### 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
•   Project Session Full.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  1021 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.

### 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
•   Project Session Full.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  1022 BTRY 4980   IND 601

• TBA
• Staff

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

Syllabi: none
•   Project Session Full.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  4172 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
•   Project Session Full.

• 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  3672 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

•  1023 BTRY 6010   LEC 001

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

•  1024 BTRY 6010   LAB 402

•  1025 BTRY 6010   LAB 403

•  1026 BTRY 6010   LAB 404

•  3711 BTRY 6010   LAB 405

• T Warren Hall B02
• Basu, S

### BTRY 6381Biomedical Data Mining and Modeling

A biomedical data science course using Python and available bioinformatics tools and techniques for the analysis of molecular biological data, including biosequences, microarrays, and networks.Â  This course ... view course details

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BTRY 4381

• 3 Credits Graded

•  4200 BTRY 6381   LEC 001

• Prerequisite: at least one introductory course in computer programming (any language) and one in statistical methods, or permission of instructor.

•  4201 BTRY 6381   LAB 401

• R Uris Hall 202
• Yu, H

### 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

•  3751 BTRY 6840   LEC 001

• TR Weill Hall 226
• Williams, A

• Prerequisites: BTRY 3010, CS 2110 or equivalents.

•  3752 BTRY 6840   DIS 201

• F Ives Hall 105
• Williams, A

### 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

•  1294 BTRY 6970   IND 601

• TBA
• Booth, J

• Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  1792 BTRY 6970   IND 602

• TBA
• Hooker, G

• Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  1793 BTRY 6970   IND 603

• TBA
• Mezey, J

• Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  1794 BTRY 6970   IND 604

• TBA
• Yu, H

• Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

•  1795 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

•  1298 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

•  1788 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

•  1789 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

•  1790 BTRY 7900   RSC 704

• TBA
• Keinan, A

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  1791 BTRY 7900   RSC 706

• TBA
• Wells, M

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

### BTRY 7950Statistical Consulting

By interacting with consultants from the Cornell Statistical Consulting Unit (CSCU) and their clients, students will learn to provide statistical consulting to researchers from a variety of disciplines. ... view course details

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BTRY 4950STSCI 4950

• 2 Credits Graded

•  3993 BTRY 7950   LEC 001

• Prerequisite: A one year sequence of statistics courses which covers probability, linear and generalized linear models, multilevel/mixed models and some multivariate methods. For example, STSCI 7170 and BTRY 7180.

### 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

•  1295 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

•  1784 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

•  1785 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

•  1786 BTRY 7980   IND 604

• TBA
• Keinan, A

• 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

•  1787 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

•  3287 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

•  3297 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

•  1296 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

•  1780 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

•  1781 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

•  1782 BTRY 8900   RSC 704

• TBA
• Keinan, A

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  1783 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

•  1297 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

•  1775 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

•  1776 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

•  1777 BTRY 9900   RSC 704

• TBA
• Keinan, A

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

Syllabi: none
•   Regular Academic Session.

• 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

•  1778 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

•  1779 BTRY 9900   RSC 706

• TBA
• Wells, M

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