Profile: Toni Morcos

Toni Morcos believes if you stop asking questions or stop looking for answers, you start to go backwards. That’s why she says she loves science and research. It’s this belief that led her to pursue research on spinal muscular atrophy in Dr. Chris Lorson’s lab as well as to engage in various service work in the community. Morcos is the recipient of many awards, including a Cherng Summar Scholars fellowship, the Divisioin’s Outstanding Junior Award, and a Hesburgh Academic Achievement Award. She was also tapped for membership in Mortar Board.

Graduating class: May 2020
Hometown: Corvallis, OR
Career Goal: Toni plans on going to medical school