Dr. Janice B. Sevilla-Nastor


Janice B. Sevilla-Nastor

Assistant Professor 6


Bugen Sevilla-Nastor is an environmental engineer with research interests in ecotoxicology, aquatic toxicology and sediment toxicity evaluation in the urban environment. She also works on bioaccumulation and transfer kinetics of heavy metals and organic pollutants in the aquatic environment. She co-teaches Advanced Aquatic Ecology, Systems Analysis and Quantitative Methods in Natural Resources Management, Dynamics of Population, Resources and Environment, and Contemporary Issues in Environment and Development. 


Academic History


BSc in Agricultural Engineering, University of the Philippines Los Baños, 2004

MSc in Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology, Myongji University, South Korea, 2009

PhD in Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan, 2012


Contact Details


Telefax: +63 49 5362251

Mobile: +63 908 883 9254

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Courses: ENS 203, ENS 211, ENS 270, ENS 275


Selected Publications:


Sevilla-Nastor, JB, Sakurai T. Determination of perfluoroalkyl substances in marine water and seawater sandworm Perinereis wilsoni by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (in preparation). 


Sakurai T., Serizawa S., Kobayashi J., Kodama K., Lee J.H., Maki H., Zushi Y., Sevilla-Nastor J., Imaizumi Y., Suzuki N., Horiguchi T., Shiraishi H. 2016. Temporal trends for inflow of perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) to Tokyo Bay, Japan, estimated by a receptor-oriented approach. Science of the Total Environment, 539, 277-285. 


Sevilla, Janice B., Nakajima Fumiyuki, Kasuga Ikuro. 2014. Comparison of aquatic and dietary exposure of heavy metals Cd, Cu and Zn to benthic ostracod Heterocypris incongruens. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 33(7), 1624-1630. 


Sevilla, Janice B., Nakajima Fumiyuki, Yamamoto Kazuo. 2013. Effect of Food and Light on the Sensitivity of Copper and Zinc to Freshwater Benthic Ostracod Heterocypris incongruens. J. Water Environ. Tech. 11(3), 249-261.