A Resource for Producers of
  Visual Media in the Life Sciences

The BioCommunications Association, or BCA, is an international association of photographers and media professionals who create and use quality images in visual communications for teaching, documentation and presentations in the life sciences and medicine. If you are interested in an organization dedicated to supporting the production of visual communications for the life sciences then welcome to the BCA.

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BIOCOMM 2014 – Rochester, MN
July 23 – 25, 2014

The BioCommunications Association proudly announces the dates and location for BIOCOMM 2014 – Share the Knowledge. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, July 23 through Friday, July 25 with the post-meeting photo workshop scheduled for July 26–27.

The BCA meeting will be held at the DoubleTree hotel in Rochester, Minnesota with the Mayo Clinic just steps away from the hotel. The BIOCOMM committee is hard at work to put together another great meeting, working closely with AMI and ABCD who will be meeting concurrently that week. The associations will be sharing some programs and BIOCOMM attendees will be able to partake in some of the AMI workshops on Wednesday, July 23.

EFFE 2013 Award Recipients
The BCA announces the 2013 recipients of their Endowment Fund for Education (EFFE) grants and scholarship.

BIOCOMM2013 Meeting Wrap-up

BioImages 2013 Award Winners and Salon
BioImages is an annual visual media competition that showcases the finest still, graphics and motion media work in the life sciences and medicine. Award winners were revealed at the opening reception of BIOCOMM 2013.

New Features

Tips, Talks & Techniques
is a resource tool for sharing expertise and professional experience to professional photographers and visual communicators in the life science community.

Learn from the Experts
is a new feature on the BCA website that highlights 10 images and interviews of BCA members. Learn how each image was created and then read an interview with the photographer. This is part of a multi-phase project that involves participation from BCA members and showcases the diversity and expertise of BCA members.

Recent Publications

BCA News Spring 2014
The Spring 2014 edition of the BCA news is now online.

The Journal of Biocommunication
Volume 39, Number 2 is now available through the Members Only page.