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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BCA Update

EFFE Grants Applications Deadline April 23, 2015
The Endowment Fund for Education (EFFE) Committee of the BCA urges you to get your grant applications in for review by the committee. Grant applications close on April 23, 2015. Submission guidelines and project examples are available via the EFFE Grants web page.

BioImages 2015
BioImages annual juried competition will open for submissions March 1, 2015. Entries fees have changed for 2015, making it more cost effective to submit multiple works and thus more chances to win. Read more

View the winners from BioImages 2014.

Save the Date for BIOCOMM 2015
The 85th Annual Meeting of the BioCommunications Association will be June 22-26, 2015 at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Meeting information is now available!

Journal of Biocommunication will soon be open access!
We are pleased to announce that The Journal of Biocommunication will be moving to an open access platform with Volume 40, Issue 1. This means that all articles published by AMI, BCA and ABCD in the JBC will be freely available to read, download and share. Read more

Recent Publications

BCA News Spring 2015
The Spring 2015 edition of the BCA news is now online.

The Journal of Biocommunication
Volume 39, Number 3 is now available through the Members Only page.

New Features

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

Three new articles have been added.

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