Who We Are

The BioCommunications Association (BCA), is an international association of photographers, videographers, illustrators and graphic designers who create visual media for medicine and science. Our mission is to enhance professional competency and advance the profession through the education and development of our members.

Upcoming Events

2022 BioImages Competition

Aug 1, 2022
Submissions will be accepted from August 1 to 31


BCA Learning Hub

Explore Techniques and Learn How.

Biological communications includes a wide range of photography, illustration, video and graphics techniques used to visualize medical and other scientific samples and procedures. Click here to learn more about these specialized and unique fields.

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NEWs & Publications

Remembering Gabriel Unda, FBCA

December 6, 1946 – January 18, 2022 Gabriel Unda or Gabe, as he was commonly known in BCA, lit up the room when…

The Journal of Biocommunication

Vol. 45 No. 2 (2021) The Journal of Biocommunication (JBC) is the professional journal of the Association of Medical…

"Photosynthetic" - A Self-Directed Award Winning Project

At the start of 2020 we headed off for Europe, to undertake a series of assignments: Winter in the Lofoten Islands of…

Member Profile: Karl Gaff

Trained in physics, imaging and microscopy, Karl Gaff is a scientific photographic artist from Dublin. Through exper…

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Become involved in a Professional Association that will develop your career

BCA is more than pretty pictures - it is learning and sharing specialized imaging techniques and supporting imaging professionals at every stage in their careers:

  • Attend Conferences
  • Enter BioImages
  • Opportunities to Present
  • Networking
  • Job Postings
  • Publish your Work
  • Grant Funding
  • Career Development
  • Certification