On February 21, 2014 the ASM Workshop on "Scientific Manuscript Writing and Publishing " was held in the Department of Biotechnology at International Islamic University - Islamabad . The workshop was 2 hours long during which the students learned the basics of. Dr.Bushra Ozair and the Chairperson presented a IIUI shield to the ASM Ambassador. The students were also informed about ASM publications, workshops, conferences, and other resources as well as the benefits of becoming an ASM Member. A large number of students signed up for ASM membership.