Statistical Methods for the Biological, Environmental, and Health Sciences

Instructor: Lelys Bravo de Guenni
Office: Baskin Engineering 357B
Phone: 459-5311 (email is preferred)
Office Hours: Monday 10:30-11:30am, Wednesday 10:30-11:30am, or by appointment

Lectures:Tuesday, Thursday 2:00-3:45pm, Classroom Unit 002
Required Text: Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences, M. M. Triola and M. F. Triola, Pearson (2006).

Course Objectives:To introduce the basic ideas of probability and statistics with emphasis on applications to the
natural and social sciences and to everyday life.  While we will learn how to do some calculations by hand, the primary goal is understanding of concepts, including the ability to interpret results.  Topics are detailed in the schedule on back.

Course Syllabus

Teaching Assistants:

  • Jongchan Lee (
  • Changhui Mao (
  • Ellinor Velasquez (


Discussion Sections: All sections will be held at Kresge Clrm 327

Day Time TA
Monday 12:30-1:40pm Changhui Mao
Wednesday 2:00-3:10pm Jongchan Lee
Wednesday 3:30-4:40pm Jongchan Lee
Thursday 6:00-7:10pm Elinor Velaquez
Thursday 7:30-8:40pm Elinor Velaquez



Learning Assistant: Jessica Johnston. Email:  

MSI Times and Locations:

Monday 2:00-3:10 @ ARC 221

Tuesday 4:00-5:15 @ Crown 104

Wednesday 11:00-12:10 @ ARC 202



Instructors and Assistants