On June 14th, 2022, a postage stamp dedicated to the theme “World famous Armenians. Ardem Patapoutian” has been put into circulation.
The stamp depicts Ardem Patapoutian, the famous molecular biologist, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly with David Julius for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch in 2021.
The postage stamp was cancelled by the Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Arayik Harutyunyan, the Deputy Minister of High-Tech Industry of the Republic of Armenia David Sahakyan, the Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Armenia Karen Trchunyan, the Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Armenia Ani Ispiryan, the Chief Executive Officer of “HayPost” CJSC Hayk Karapetyan, the scientist of Armenian origin, the Noble Prize laureate Ardem Patapoutian, the President of the Philatelists’ Armenian Association Hovik Musayelyan.
The right part of the postage stamp depicts the image of the Nobel Prize awarded to Ardem Pataputyan.
Date of issue: June 14, 2022
Designer: David Dovlatyan
Print run: 20 000 pcs