The GENEius Challenge will give geneticists and genetic counselors in training an opportunity to compete for fun, prize money and a trophy while attending the Annual Meeting in Toronto. 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 2024 GENEius Challenge Award.
The sign up to compete in the GENEius Challenge will be open from early November to Sunday, December 31st. The Challenge will be announced in an email from ACMG and on social media. Prospective contestants will be required to complete the online Knowledge Quiz in January 2024. The top nine scoring participants in the quiz will be invited to compete in the Challenge during the Annual Meeting in Toronto. Participation is in person only.
Questions in all three stages of the challenge will be on these topics. Questions will be asked in five (5) levels of increasing difficulty for every topic.
Prenatal genetics | Cancer genetics | Biochemical and metabolic genetics | Clinical genetics | Laboratory genetics and genomics | Genetics trivia