Jorge Otín-Gavín

Jorge Otín-Gavín is a social anthropologist and ethnographer of science. He is currently working as a qualitative researcher at the Institute for Public Goods and Policies  (IPP) of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), as part of the JAE Intro 2022 program. Working in the project “IfGene: Projecting the Future of Genetic Prediction”, he focuses on the analysis of the ways Spanish fertility clinics represent and frame embryonic genetic testing as well as the construction of the ontological status of the embryo in the context of preimplantation genetic screening (PGT-A).

In addition to his experiences with Science and Technology Studies (STS), he has furthermore been working within fields such as transnational political philosophy or the anthropology of peasantry. He studied philosophy at the University of Zaragoza and social anthropology at the National University of Distance Education (UNED).