The 7th World Congress on Controversies in Preconception, Preimplantation and Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis (CoGEN), taking place September 26, 2020.

Preliminary Program

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
TBA
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