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Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Parks in the US

Cameron Highland Butterfly Garden, Malaysia, 2008. Arnab had just started his PhD in Singapore, and it was his first trip to Malaysia.

Black and yellow butterflies on light purple flowers

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Haleakala National Park, June 2016. Amy visited the park while attending the ThymUS conference on Maui. She took her photo shortly after sunrise, on the peak of the volcano.

Amy Palin in front of a blue and yellow sunrise

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Yellowstone, 2015. This shot is from Brenda’s Fall visit to Yellowstone National Park in September last year.

Black and white photo of steaming geyser

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Shenandoah National Park. Gülcan (center), her sister Ece (left), and Lalitha Kurada, another postdoc at the NICHD, exploring the natural beauty of America.

Gülcan and others with the mountains of Shenandoah National Park behind them

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Shenandoah National Park, July 2016. Jeremy went to Shenandoah National Park this summer with his kids and took this photo from his balcony at the Skyland Resort cabin rental.

View from the mountain with blue skies and green hills

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Shenandoah National Park, October 2015. Sourav took this picture during a long drive through Shenandoah National Park to capture the fall color of the valley with lab colleagues.

Autumn photo of the Virginia mountains

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Red Rocks National Park (top) and Valley of Fire State Park (bottom), November 2015. Shana took this picture at one of the nation’s most beautiful National Parks, Red Rocks. Later the same month, she snapped a colorful photo at the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. 

Shana at Red Rocks National Park

Rocks at Valley of Fire State Park

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