Allegra J. Padula

Position: Law Clerk


  • Judicial Intern, The Honorable Lawrence E. Kahn, Senior United States District Judge, Northern District of New York
  • Legal Assistant, The Law Offices of Heidi T. Cochrane, Chatham, NY

Practice Areas

  • Litigation

Technology Areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Biotechnology


Albany Law School
J.D. Candidate, 2024
Subeditor, Albany Law Review, Vol. 86
Collegiate Competitions Chair, Anthony V. Cardona ’70 Moot Court Board
Fellow, Women’s Leadership Initiative Fellowship
President’s Scholarship
Dean’s List

Colgate University
B.A., Molecular Biology, 2019
Minor: English Literature
Cum Laude

Research Presentations

  • 22nd International C. elegans Conference. UCLA. Los Angeles, CA. 2019.
  • “Using CRISPR-Cas9 to investigate the interaction between LIN-42 and KIN-20 in C. elegans.” Upstate New York C. elegans Meeting. Upstate Medical University. Syracuse, NY. 2019.
  • “Investigating the Role of KIN-20 in let-7 Biogenesis and LIN-42 Regulation.” Upstate New York C. elegans Meeting. Syracuse University. Syracuse, NY. 2018.
  • “Exploring the role of kin-20 in regulating developmental phenotypes and microRNA levels in C. elegans.” Colgate University Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium. Hamilton, NY. 2017-2019

Awards and Honors

  • Beta Beta Beta Biology Honors Society
  • 2022 Capital District Italian American Bar Association (IABA) Annual Scholarship Award


“The Doubletime Homolog KIN-20 Mainly Regulates let-7 Independently of Its Effects on the Period Homolog LIN-42 in Caenorhabditis elegans.” G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. Rhodehouse, et al. 2018.