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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: STSCI 2200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3859BTRY 3010  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: one semester of calculus.

  •  3860BTRY 3010  LAB 401

  •  3861BTRY 3010  LAB 402

  •  3862BTRY 3010  LAB 403

  •  3863BTRY 3010  LAB 404

  •  3864BTRY 3010  LAB 405

  •  3880BTRY 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ILRST 3080STSCI 3080

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3268BTRY 3080  LEC 001

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

  •  3269BTRY 3080  DIS 201

    • F
    • Bunea, F

  •  3320BTRY 3080  DIS 202

    • M
    • Bunea, F

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3291BTRY 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.

  •  3531BTRY 4030  LAB 401

  •  3670BTRY 4030  LAB 402

  •  4063BTRY 4030  LAB 403

  •  4064BTRY 4030  LAB 404

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3536BTRY 4270  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Smith, M

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

BTRY 4381

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.  This course ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BTRY 6381

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4216BTRY 4381  LEC 001

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

  •  4217BTRY 4381  LAB 401

    • R
    • Yu, H

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1056BTRY 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, motif finding using Gibbs sampling, phylogenetic ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 6840CS 4775

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3749BTRY 4840  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Williams, A

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3010 and CS 2110 or equivalents.

  •  3750BTRY 4840  DIS 201

BTRY 4950

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

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

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3994BTRY 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 4970

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1021BTRY 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 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1022BTRY 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.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4172BTRY 4980  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Smith, M

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3672BTRY 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 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ILRST 6100

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1023BTRY 6010  LEC 001

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

  •  1024BTRY 6010  LAB 402

  •  1025BTRY 6010  LAB 403

  •  1026BTRY 6010  LAB 404

  •  3711BTRY 6010  LAB 405

BTRY 6381

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.  This course ... view course details

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

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4200BTRY 6381  LEC 001

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

  •  4201BTRY 6381  LAB 401

    • R
    • Yu, H

BTRY 6840

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

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 4840CS 4775

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3751BTRY 6840  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Williams, A

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3010, CS 2110 or equivalents.

  •  3752BTRY 6840  DIS 201

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1294BTRY 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1792BTRY 6970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1793BTRY 6970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1794BTRY 6970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1795BTRY 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1298BTRY 7900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1788BTRY 7900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1789BTRY 7900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1790BTRY 7900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1791BTRY 7900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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

BTRY 7950

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

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

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3993BTRY 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 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1295BTRY 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1784BTRY 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1785BTRY 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.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1786BTRY 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.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1787BTRY 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3287BTRY 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.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3297BTRY 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1296BTRY 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1780BTRY 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1781BTRY 8900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1782BTRY 8900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1783BTRY 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1297BTRY 9900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1775BTRY 9900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1776BTRY 9900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1777BTRY 9900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1778BTRY 9900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1779BTRY 9900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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