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

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

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. More details coming soon.

Three new articles have been added to the Tips, Talks & Techniques
An interview with surgical photographer Nathan Pallace at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, AZ. St├ęphane Dedelis, a medical photographer at CHU Sainte-Justine in Quebec, Canada, writes about photographing child abuse cases. Joseph Kane shows off his revolutionary approach to lighting an individual standing at a podium during events at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

View the BioImages Award Winners
The BioCommunications Association is proud to present the award winners from the BioImages competition shown at BIOCOMM 2014 in Rochester, MN.

BIOCOMM 2014 Meeting Wrap-Up
Read about the meeting, see who won awards, and view the slideshow and group photo taken on the steps of the Mayo Clinic.

BCA in the News
Two news stories reported on the BIOCOMM 2014 meeting in Rochester, MN.
Biocommunicators seek to raise awareness of their field

World renowned UK photographer teaches photo to help Paws and Claws

Recent Publications

BCA News Fall 2014
The Fall 2014 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 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.