Biometry & Statistics (BTRY)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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BTRY 3020

Applies linear statistical methods to quantitative problems addressed in biological and environmental research. Methods include linear regression, inference, model assumption evaluation, the likelihood ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: STSCI 3200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1156BTRY 3020  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Lloyd, R

  • Prerequisite: BTRY 3010 or 6010.

  •  1157BTRY 3020  LAB 401

    • R
    • Lloyd, R

  •  1158BTRY 3020  LAB 402

    • R
    • Lloyd, R

  •  3335BTRY 3020  LAB 403

    • R
    • Lloyd, R

  •  4424BTRY 3020  LAB 404

    • F
    • Lloyd, R

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

  •  3235BTRY 3080  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Bunea, F

  •  3236BTRY 3080  DIS 201

    • T
    • Bunea, F

  •  4405BTRY 3080  DIS 202

    • R
    • Bunea, F

BTRY 4090

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

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: STSCI 4090

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1159BTRY 4090  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Wells, M

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3080 or equivalent and at least one introductory statistics course.

  •  1160BTRY 4090  DIS 201

    • F
    • Wells, M

  •  4411BTRY 4090  DIS 202

    • F
    • Wells, M

BTRY 4110

Categorical data analysis, including logistic regression, log-linear models, stratified tables, matched pairs analysis, polytomous response, and ordinal data. Applications in biological, biomedical and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRST 4110STSCI 4110

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3080BTRY 4110  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Smith, M

  • Prerequisite: BTRY 3020, BTRY 6020, or equivalent with BTRY 3080 or MATH 4710 also highly recommended.

BTRY 4140

Applications of experimental design including split plots, incomplete blocks, and fractional factorials. Stresses use of the computer for both design and analysis, with emphasis on solving real ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRST 4140STSCI 4140

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3307BTRY 4140  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Bunge, J

BTRY 4520

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to statistical computing. The class will cover the basics of programming; numerical methods for optimization and linear algebra and their ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: STSCI 4520

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3066BTRY 4520  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Hooker, G

  • Prerequisite: BTRY 3080 or Math 4710, enrollment in MATH 2220 and MATH 2240 or equivalents. Previous programming experience is recommended.

  •  3067BTRY 4520  LAB 401

    • M
    • Hooker, G

  •  4001BTRY 4520  LAB 402

    • W
    • Hooker, G

BTRY 4830

A rigorous treatment of analysis techniques used to understand complex genetic systems. This course covers both the fundamentals and advances in statistical methodology used to analyze disease ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BTRY 6830

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3960BTRY 4830  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Mezey, J

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3080 and introductory statistics or equivalent.

  •  3961BTRY 4830  LAB 401

    • F
    • Mezey, J

  •  4448BTRY 4830  LAB 402

    • R
    • Mezey, J

BTRY 4951

This course is a follow up to the Fall course BTRY 4950. The students will be exposed to more advanced statistical methods. This course will give students the opportunity to apply the statistical knowledge ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17453BTRY 4951  LEC 001

    • R
    • Vermeylen, F

  • Prerequisite: BTRY 4950 must be taken in the fall semester.

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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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1161BTRY 4970  IND 601

  • 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 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

  •  1170BTRY 4980  IND 601

  • 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 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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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1179BTRY 4990  IND 601

  • Prerequisite: statistics and biometry undergraduates; permission of faculty member directing research. Students must register using independent study form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study).

BTRY 6020

Continuation of BTRY 6010. Emphasizes the use of multiple regression analysis, analysis of variance, and related techniques to analyze data in a variety of situations. Topics include an introduction to ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1188BTRY 6020  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Guinness, J

  • Prerequisite: BTRY 6010 or equivalent. Enrollment limited to: graduate students or permission of instructor.

  •  1189BTRY 6020  LAB 401

    • M
    • Guinness, J

  •  1190BTRY 6020  LAB 402

    • T
    • Guinness, J

BTRY 6520

Modern statistical methods routinely used in practice for analyzing large, complex datasets require intensive computation. This course covers topics in statistical computing, including numerical optimization ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: STSCI 6520

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16358BTRY 6520  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Basu, S

BTRY 6830

A rigorous treatment of analysis techniques used to understand complex genetic systems. This course covers both the fundamentals and advances in statistical methodology used to analyze disease ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BTRY 4830

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3958BTRY 6830  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Mezey, J

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3080 and introductory statistics or equivalent.

  •  3959BTRY 6830  LAB 401

    • F
    • Mezey, J

  •  4449BTRY 6830  LAB 402

    • R
    • Mezey, J

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

  •  4002BTRY 6890  SEM 101

    • W
    • Messer, P

  • Prerequisite: BTRY/BIOMG 4810 or permission of instructor.

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

  •  1191BTRY 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1192BTRY 6970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1193BTRY 6970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1194BTRY 6970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1195BTRY 6970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1196BTRY 6970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Basu, S

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1197BTRY 6970  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Guinness, J

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1198BTRY 6970  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

BTRY 7200

Weekly seminar series on recent advances in computational genomics. A selection of the latest papers in the field are read and discussed. Methods are stressed, but biological results and their significance ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3976BTRY 7200  SEM 101

    • F
    • Williams, A

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 4840/BTRY 6840 or permission of instructor.

    Weekly seminar series on recent advances in statistical and computational genetics.

BTRY 7210

Weekly seminar series on recent advances in quantitative genomics. A selection of the latest papers in the field is read and discussed. Methods are stressed, but biological results and their significance ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4416BTRY 7210  LEC 001

    • R
    • Mezey, J

  • Prerequisite: BTRY 4830/6830 or permission of instructor.

BTRY 7900

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1199BTRY 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

  •  1200BTRY 7900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1201BTRY 7900  RSC 703

    • 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

  •  1202BTRY 7900  RSC 704

    • 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

  •  1203BTRY 7900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1205BTRY 7900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Basu, S

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1206BTRY 7900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17988BTRY 7900  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Guinness, J

BTRY 7951

This course is a follow up to the Fall course BTRY7950. The students will be exposed to more advanced statistical methods. By interacting with consultants from the Cornell Statistical Consulting Unit (CSCU) ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17454BTRY 7951  LEC 001

    • R
    • Vermeylen, F

  • Prerequisite: BTRY 7950 must be taken in the fall semester.

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

  •  1207BTRY 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

  •  1208BTRY 7980  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

  • 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

  •  1209BTRY 7980  IND 603

    • 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

  •  1210BTRY 7980  IND 604

    • 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

  •  1211BTRY 7980  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

  • 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

  •  1212BTRY 7980  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Basu, S

  • 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

  •  1213BTRY 7980  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Guinness, 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

  •  1214BTRY 7980  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

  • 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

  •  1215BTRY 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

  •  1216BTRY 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1217BTRY 8900  RSC 703

    • 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

  •  1218BTRY 8900  RSC 704

    • 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

  •  1219BTRY 8900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1220BTRY 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Basu, S

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

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1221BTRY 8900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Guinness, J

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

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1222BTRY 8900  RSC 708

    • 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

  •  1223BTRY 9900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1224BTRY 9900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1225BTRY 9900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1226BTRY 9900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1227BTRY 9900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1228BTRY 9900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Basu, S

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1229BTRY 9900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Guinness, J

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1230BTRY 9900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

  • Permission of advisor is required.