This is a program that focuses on the application of statistics and other
computational methods to the study of problems in the biological sciences and
related fields in agriculture and natural resources.
Includes instruction in
computational biology, mathematical statistics, matrix algebra, applied
calculus, experimental design, linear modeling, sampling theory, stochastic
processes, spatial and temporal analysis, longitudinal analysis,
sparse/unbalanced data and complex error, and applications to such topics as
population genetics, animal breeding, forest genetics, population dynamics,
wildlife biometry, ecology, and agricultural and natural resource management.