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Abstract submission deadline is Dec 15, 2017!

Submit your abstract for BIOCOMM 2018 by December 15, 2017! Then join us in Savannah, Georgia for BIOCOMM 2018, June 19–22, 2018.

Mark your calendars for BIOCOMM 2018

BIOCOMM 2018 will be June 19-22 at the Hotel Indigo in Savannah, Georgia. Plans are in the works for a series of presentations, demonstrations, keynote speakers and a one-day workshop on June 23.

BIOCOMM 2017 Meeting Highlights

BIOCOMM 2017  |  Portland, Oregon  |  June 20-24, 2017Highlights from BIOCOMM 2017 in Portland, Oregon are now online. Read about the pre-meeting photography workshop, meeting speakers, award winners, view the slideshow and more.

BCA Announces Results of the 2017 Board Election

BCA formally announced the results of the 2017 Board election at the Business Meeting during BIOCOMM, in Portland, Oregon on June 23.

Pictured left to right: Adam Cooper, James Koepfler, Susanne Loomis, BIOCOMM Keynote speaker Jack Dykinga and Connie Johansen.
Pictured left to right: Adam Cooper, James Koepfler, Susanne Loomis, BIOCOMM Keynote speaker Jack Dykinga and Connie Johansen.

BioImages 2017 Award Winners

Congratulations to Fabian de Kok‑Mercado from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute who won Best of Show for his interactive Virus Explorer at the BioImages Award Ceremony held Wednesday evening, June 21, 2017 in Portland, Oregon.

Judges for BioImages 2017 awarded 20 images with Citation of Merit, 7 images with the Award of Excellence and 8 images received special merit awards. An additional 66 images were selected to be on display in the salon at the annual BIOCOMM meeting.

Richard A. McNeely2017 Louis Schmidt Laureate

The Louis Schmidt Committee of the BioCommunications Association is pleased to announce that the 2017 Louis Schmidt Laureate is Richard A. McNeely. The Schmidt Award will be presented to Rick during BIOCOMM 2017 in Portland, Oregon.

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BIOCOMM 2017 Keynote address by Jack Dykinga

Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Jack Dykinga shared "A Life Shaped by People that Profoundly Influenced My Image Making" as the Maria Ikenberg Lindberg Keynote at BIOCOMM 2017. Jack blends fine art photography with documentary photojournalism and presented how people in his life have influenced his image making.

Three new videos from BIOCOMM 2017 have been added to our YouTube channel featuring presentations from Adam Cooper about Street Photograph, Jamie Hayden about Advanced Imaging Technology at Wistar Institute, and Gabe Unda about Focus Stacking HDR scenics.

Tips & Techniques

Winter is coming. Learn how to photograph snowflakes in the latest Tips & Techniques article by Michael Peres, RBP, FBCA.

Photo by Michael Peres, RBP, FBCA

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


The Journal of Biocommunication

Issue 41-2 of The Journal of Biocommunication has launched and is the second issue published this calendar year.

BCA News Fall 2017

In the Fall 2017 BCA News you can read about: plans for BIOCOMM 2018, upcoming EFFE opportunities, Rick Dewitt, a spy and camera museum, stocking stuffer ideas for photographers and more.

About the BCA

The BioCommunications Association is an international association of photographers, videographers and graphic designers who create visual media for medicine and science.