The inaugural GENEius Challenge will give geneticists and genetic counselors in training an opportunity to compete for fun and a trophy while attending the Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City. Future members of the genetics team, currently enrolled in a training program are invited to participate in the challenge. The GENEius Challenge will be in a Jeopardy-style format, with an online Knowledge Quiz to pre-qualify contestants for participation in the game. The top nine contestants will be invited to go head-to-head in one of three live Jeopardy-style qualifying rounds. The winner of each qualifying round will compete in the final round to determine the winner of the 2023 GENEius Challenge Award.
The competition will be announced in early November, via social media and email. The deadline to register to compete will be Friday, December 16th. Contestants will complete a registration form including information about their fellowship program, which will be verified.
Questions in all three stages of the challenge will be on these topics. Questions will be available in five (5) levels of difficulty for every topic.
Prenatal genetics | Cancer genetics | Biochemical and metabolic genetics | Clinical genetics | Laboratory genetics and genomics | Genetics trivia