David Tribe is a senior lecturer in food science, food safety, biotechnology and microbiology in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Melbourne, Australia. With Bruce Chassy, he runs the pro-GM website, Academics Review.
- former vice-president and member of the Council of Directors of the Australian Biotechnology Association.
- founder of the pro-GM website, Academics Review
- executive editor of the pro-GM website, Biofortified
In an email to GMWatch, Tribe pointed out his other activities as follows:
- I have a Ph.D. in Bacterial genetics and B.Sc in Biochemistry and Chemistry from the University of Melbourne and numerous scientific publications. I have been affiliated also with UNESCO with activities in Vietnam and Thailand, so my activities are across the political spectrum. I have spoken at numerous different organisations including the Australian Labor Party, B'nai B'rith, The Greens political party, and Rotary.