Celebrate Inserm’s 50th anniversary on your letters!

03 July 2014

Paris and Lyon – To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Inserm, La Poste (the French postal service) is issuing a stamp in Inserm’s colours! Available in all post offices from Monday 7 July, and you can see it on Thursday 3 July, at the “First Day of Issue” events: enthusiasts take note!

“First Day of Issue” events for the 50 years of Inserm stamp will take place on 3 July 2014 in Paris and Lyon.

© Inserm /Kathy Matho, Institut de la Vision - Patte et Basset, créateurs du timbre pour phil@poste


- Cordelier Research Centre, 21 rue de l’Ecole de médecine, Paris 6th Arrondissement
- Le Carré d’Encre, 13bis rue des Mathurins, Paris 9th Arrondissement

At Cordelier Research Centre, sales will take place from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm in the Club La Sorbonne room. The programme will also include:

  • Conference: “50 Years of Biomedical Research at Inserm” (Amphithéâtre Bilski Pasquier, from 2-3 pm)
    A public conference with Pascal Griset, Professor of Modern History at the Sorbonne, and author of the book Au Coeur du Vivant – 50 ans de l’Inserm (The Heart of the Living – 50 Years of Inserm), published by Cherche-Midi
    Introduction by Thierry Damerval, Deputy Director General of Inserm and Pascal Ferré, Director of Cordelier Research Centre
  • Free visits to the Dupuytren Museum (from 1:30 pm)
    Signing of autographs by the author of the book Au cœur du vivant – 50 ans de l’Inserm and artists Patte and Basset, who designed the stamp


La Poste Lyon-Bellecour, 10 place Antonin-Poncet, Lyon 2nd Arrondissement

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