Statistical Methods for the Biological, Environmental, and Health Sciences

Welcome to AMS7!! 


General Class Information

Instructor: Tatiana Xifara

Office: Baskin Engineering 365B 
Office Hours: Tuesday 3:30-5:00pm, Wednesday 2:00-3:30pm, or by appointment

Lectures:Tuesday, Thursday 12:00- 1:45pm, Humanities Lecture Hall

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:

  • Brenda Betancourt   (  Office Hours: Monday 11:00am - 1:00pm E2 480
  • Brenton Blair          (     Office Hours: Friday 11:00am - 1:00pm BE 312 C/D
  • Yifei Yan               (    Office Hours: Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm  E2 480 
  • Sisi Song               (       Office Hours: Thursday 5:30-7:00pm BE 312 C/D


Sections times:   

01A DIS 42875 Tu 06:00PM-07:10PM Brenda Kresge Clrm 327          
01B DIS 42876 Tu 07:30PM-08:40PM Brenda Kresge Clrm 327          
01C DIS 42877 W 08:00AM-09:10AM Brenton Engineer 2 194          
01D DIS 42878 W 03:30PM-04:40PM Brenton Kresge Clrm 327          
01E DIS 42879 F 09:30AM-10:40AM Yifei Engineer 2 194          
01F DIS 42880 F 12:30PM-01:40PM Yifei Engineer 2 194


MSI Schedule:

AMS7 has Modified Supplemental Instruction available. Here is the main MSI page.

Instructor: Vanessa Dimugno e-mail:

 MSI Sections :

Monday 12:30-1:40 in ARC 202

Tuesday 2:15-3:30, Crown 105

Thursday 4:00-5:15 in Social Sciences 2, room 137

Instructors and Assistants