Dr. Sumy Antony


Dr. Sumy Antony


St Peter's College

Extra Subject Information:


Position Held at School:

Senior VCE Teacher and VCE Author

VCE Subject(s) Teaching:

Chemistry, Mathematical Methods


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD - Chemistry)
Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary)

Role at TSSM:

Sumy has been welcomed at TSSM since 2021. Her dedication to her students is evident through her tireless efforts to create different ways that stimulate their learning and maximise their abilities in Chemistry.

Having studied Chemistry at the highest level, a PhD, Sumy has a unique and genuine interest in the subject with a particular love for Organic Chemistry. Her love for Chemistry is a powerful tool in helping her students achieve their absolute best study scores.

Sumy is also a brilliant year 11 Mathematical Methods teacher, and just like when teaching Chemistry, she is able to simplify key concepts in Mathematics to help her students develop an in depth understanding of the content.

At TSSM Sumy is a brilliant teacher and writer who has a strong interest in developing excellent school resources that are used by teachers and students alike.

Teaching Philosophy:

Sumy is an enthusiastic, friendly, trustworthy and flexible educator, with superior organisational skills. Sumy is an effective communicator and facilitator of quality education, with excellent leadership and team building skills.


Sumy Antony, Jonathan C Morris, Toby Bell, Tracey Brown, Leone Spiccia, Hugh H Harris (2014), Fluorescent analogues of NAMI-A: Synthesis, characterization, fluorescent properties and preliminary biological studies in human lung cancer cells. Australian Journal of Chemistry, 67, 1711-1717

Sumy Antony, Jade B Aitken, Stefan Vogt, Barry Lai, Tracey Brown, Leone Spiccia, Hugh H Harris (2013), X-ray fluorescence imaging of single human cancer cells reveals that the N-heterocyclic ligands of iodinated analogues of ruthenium anticancer drugs remain coordinated after cellular uptake. Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, 18, 845-853

Jade B Aitken, Sumy Antony, Claire M Weekley, Barry Lai, Leone Spiccia, Hugh H Harris (2012), Distinct cellular fates for KP1019 and NAMI-A determined by X-ray fluorescence imaging of single cells. Metallomics, 4, 1051-1056.


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