Dr Bruce Beutler, awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, visited four institutions in Brazil as part of the Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative. He met with researchers at all stages of their careers at the following institutions in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília:
- Universidade de São Paulo
- Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (National Health Surveillance Agency, Anvisa)
- Universidade de Brasília
This followed on from his successful NPII event in the USA in 2012.