The 7th World Congress on Controversies in Preconception, Preimplantation and Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis (CoGEN), taking place September 26, 2020.
Welcome address by congress chair Yuval Yaron, Israel
Session 1: Non-Invasive Prenatal testing
The TRIDENT study and genome wide cfDNA testing Diane Van Opstal, The Netherlands
Single circulating trophoblast testing for noninvasive prenatal diagnosis Art Beaudet, USA
Cell-free DNA testing in recurrent pregnancy loss Yuval Yaron, Israel
The future of cfDNA testing Rossa Chiu, Hong Kong
Session 2: Whole-exome and whole-genome sequencing in prenatal diagnosis
Advances in Prenatal Diagnosis: from karyotype to whole-genome sequencing Brynn Levy, USA
Exome sequencing for the diagnosis of monogenic conditions in fetuses with structural anomalies Lyn Chitty, UK
Whole Genome Sequencing in Prenatal Diagnosis
Session 3: Preimplantation genetic testing (PGT)
Noninvasive PGT Svetlana Madjunkova, Canada
Update of PGT-A Santiago Munne, Spain
PGT-M for adult onset conditions Joe Leigh Simpson, USA
PGT for polygenic conditions PGT-P Nathan Treff, USA
Session 4: Special lectures
Lessons from expanded carrier screening in the US Jim Goldberg, USA
Genetic aspects of poor ovarian reserve Adi Reches, Israel
Microbiome of the female reproductive tracts Inmaculada Moreno, USA
Closing remarks Yuval Yaron, Israel
Given the escalation of the spread of COVID-19 and the global uncertainty, the COGEN Organizing Committee has decided that instead of an in-person COGEN Congress in November COGEN will become a FULLY virtual meeting on this platform.
Click here to register for the Virtual COGEN meeting on September 26, 2020.