Biology 300 - Biometrics
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|Dates||Topics Covered||Sections in Text|
|Jan. 8-12||Types of variables, samples vs. populations, summarizing distributions||1.1-1.5, 2.1-2.3, 2.6, 3.1-3.3|
|Jan. 22-26||Binomial and Poisson distributions||7.1-7.4, 8.6|
|Jan.29-Feb.2||Normal distribution, CLT, and the normal approximations to the binomial and poisson||10.1-10.7|
|Feb. 5-9||Hypothesis tests and confidence intervals for proportions||6.1-6.6,|
|Feb. 12-16||Finer details of hypothesis testing (Type I/II errore, power,...)||11.1-11.5|
|Feb. 19-23||Reading Week, No Classes||12.1-12.7|
|Feb.26-Mar.2|| Midterm Exam Feb. 26th Hypothesis tests and confidence intervals for means, Non-parametric methods (Sign test and Mann-Whitney U)
Design of Experiments and ANOVA
Contingency Analysis - Chi-square test and Odds Ratios
|Mar. 19-23||Correlation and regression||16.1-16.4|
|Apr. 2-6||No Class Friday (Good Friday) Continuation of previous topics|
|Apr. 9-12||No Class Monday (Easter), Wednesday - Last class|
Office: LSK 374
10% Homework/assignments, 10% Lab final, 30% Midterm (on Feb. 26th), 50% Final exam
** You must pass the final exam to pass the course.
Office HoursMike - Wednesdays, 9:00-10:00 in LSK 374
Jessica - Fridays, 1:00-2:00 in Biosciences 3355
Travis - Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 in Biosciences 3354
Alan - Mondays, 3:00-4:00 in Biosciences 3354
Sam - Thursdays, 11:00-12:00 in Biosciences 3355
* Before the midterm and final exam, additional office hours will be offered.